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Military power of Brazil and Jordan

Country: Brazil Jordan
Capital: Brasília Amman
Population: 204 451 000 9 915 942
Area: 8 515 767 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Jordan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 4,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 110 700
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 65 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 3 285 575

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 3 149
Total artillery: 1 112 621
Self-propelled artillery: 184 461
Rocket artillery: 198 88

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 260
Fighter aircraft: 45 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 46
Attack aircraft: 78 8
Helicopters: 263 126

Navy

Total naval: 111 27
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 0
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 5 0

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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.