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Military power of Brazil and Poland

Country: Brazil Poland
Capital: Brasília Warsaw
Population: 204 451 000 38 454 576
Area: 8 515 767 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 9,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 120 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 515 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 2 358
Total artillery: 1 112 706
Self-propelled artillery: 184 454
Rocket artillery: 198 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 539
Fighter aircraft: 45 32
Multirole aircraf: 0 48
Attack aircraft: 78 32
Helicopters: 263 283

Navy

Total naval: 111 83
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 2
Corvettes: 5 1
Submarines: 5 5

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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.