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Military power of Brazil and Netherlands

Country: Brazil Netherlands
Capital: Brasília Amsterdam
Population: 204 451 000 17 000 059
Area: 8 515 767 km2 41 543 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Netherlands military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 8,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 59 346
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 32 200
Available for military: 53 350 703 7 728 129

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 18×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 1 046
Total artillery: 1 112 57
Self-propelled artillery: 184 57
Rocket artillery: 198 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 187
Fighter aircraft: 45 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 63
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 263 99

Navy

Total naval: 111 56
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 9 2
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 5 4

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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.