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Military power of Brazil and Russia

Country: Brazil Russia
Capital: Brasília Moscow
Population: 204 451 000 144 554 993
Area: 8 515 767 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 771 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 30 201
Total artillery: 1 112 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 184 5 943
Rocket artillery: 198 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 45 629
Multirole aircraf: 0 428
Attack aircraft: 78 752
Helicopters: 263 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 111 313
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 9 6
Corvettes: 5 83
Submarines: 5 61

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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.