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Military power of Brazil and South Korea

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Country: Brazil South Korea
Capital: Brasília Seoul
Population: 204 451 000 51 446 201
Area: 8 515 767 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,7%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 625 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 3 100 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 13 185 794

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Land Forces

Tanks: 469 2 446×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 3 290
Total artillery: 1 112 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 184 1 890
Rocket artillery: 198 214

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 45 151
Multirole aircraf: 0 265
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 263 786

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Navy

Total naval: 111 151
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 9 13
Corvettes: 5 16
Submarines: 5 15

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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.

South Korea

20-30 years of age for compulsory military service, with middle school education required; minimum conscript service obligation - 21 months (Army, Marines), 23 months (Navy), 24 months (Air Force); 18-26 years of age for voluntary military service; women, in service since 1950, admitted to 7 service branches, including infantry, but excluded from artillery, armor, anti-air, and chaplaincy corps; HIV-positive individuals are exempt from military service.