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Military power of Brazil and Sweden

Country: Brazil Sweden
Capital: Brasília Stockholm
Population: 204 451 000 9 851 017
Area: 8 515 767 km2 450 295 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Sweden military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 5,77 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1,24%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 42 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 12 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 2 065 782

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 120×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 2 357
Total artillery: 1 112 244
Self-propelled artillery: 184 24
Rocket artillery: 198 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 240
Fighter aircraft: 45 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 98
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 263 53

Navy

Total naval: 111 213
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 0
Corvettes: 5 9
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.

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.