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Military power of India and Brazil

Country: India Brazil
Capital: New Delhi Brasília
Population: 1 276 267 000 204 451 000
Area: 3 287 590 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads 0 warheads
More: India military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 1 769
Total artillery: 5 067 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 290 184
Rocket artillery: 292 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 761
Fighter aircraft: 323 45
Multirole aircraf: 329 0
Attack aircraft: 220 78
Helicopters: 725 263

Navy

Total naval: 214 111
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 9
Corvettes: 24 5
Submarines: 15 5

Military service

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.

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.