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Military power of Brazil and Taiwan

Country: Brazil Taiwan
Capital: Brasília Taipei
Population: 204 451 000 23 519 518
Area: 8 515 767 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 290 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 2 050
Total artillery: 1 112 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 184 510
Rocket artillery: 198 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 787
Fighter aircraft: 45 125
Multirole aircraf: 0 190
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 263 250

Navy

Total naval: 111 67
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 9 20
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 5 4

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.

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.