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Military power of Brazil and Vietnam

Country: Brazil Vietnam
Capital: Brasília Hanoi
Population: 204 451 000 92 700 000
Area: 8 515 767 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 482 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 3 000 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 2 380
Total artillery: 1 112 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 184 280
Rocket artillery: 198 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 274
Fighter aircraft: 45 37
Multirole aircraf: 0 24
Attack aircraft: 78 36
Helicopters: 263 145

Navy

Total naval: 111 173
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 7
Corvettes: 5 23
Submarines: 5 6

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.