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Military power of Canada and Brazil

Country: Canada Brazil
Capital: Ottawa Brasília
Population: 35 151 728 204 451 000
Area: 9 984 670 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Canada military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15,5 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 68 250 318 480
Reserve personnel: 119 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 8 031 266 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 146 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 1 769
Total artillery: 161 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 0 184
Rocket artillery: 0 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 405 761
Fighter aircraft: 0 45
Multirole aircraf: 103 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 165 263

Navy

Total naval: 62 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 9
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 4 5

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

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.