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Military power of Brazil and Philippines

Country: Brazil Philippines
Capital: Brasília Manila
Population: 204 451 000 102 984 100
Area: 8 515 767 km2 300 000 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Philippines military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 318 480 125 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 131 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 25 614 135

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 0×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 672
Total artillery: 1 112 323
Self-propelled artillery: 184 0
Rocket artillery: 198 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 221
Fighter aircraft: 45 2
Multirole aircraf: 0 0
Attack aircraft: 78 23
Helicopters: 263 124

Navy

Total naval: 111 132
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 4
Corvettes: 5 12
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.

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).