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Military power of Brazil and Iran

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Country: Brazil Iran
Capital: Brasília Tehran
Population: 204 451 000 78 192 200
Area: 8 515 767 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 14 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,5%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 550 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 350 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 23 619 215

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Land Forces

Tanks: 469 2 531×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 1 625
Total artillery: 956 4 096
Self-propelled artillery: 212 570
Rocket artillery: 198 1 438

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 749 850
Fighter aircraft: 47 130
Multirole aircraf: 0 73
Attack aircraft: 78 52
Helicopters: 249 324

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Navy

Total naval: 108 406
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 6
Corvettes: 3 3
Submarines: 5 40

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Military service

Brazil

18-45 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 10-12 months; 17-45 years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early 1980s when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into career ranks; women serve in Navy and Air Force only in Women's Reserve Corps.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.