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Military power of Brazil and Syria

Country: Brazil Syria
Capital: Brasília Damascus
Population: 204 451 000 17 064 854
Area: 8 515 767 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 318 480 178 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 0
Available for military: 53 350 703 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 4 000
Total artillery: 1 112 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 184 460
Rocket artillery: 198 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 706
Fighter aircraft: 45 278
Multirole aircraf: 0 40
Attack aircraft: 78 120
Helicopters: 263 163

Navy

Total naval: 111 64
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 2
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 5 2

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.