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Military power of Iran and Brazil

Country: Iran Brazil
Capital: Tehran Brasília
Population: 78 192 200 204 451 000
Area: 1 648 195 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Iran military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 1 769
Total artillery: 5 383 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 320 184
Rocket artillery: 1 493 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 761
Fighter aircraft: 151 45
Multirole aircraf: 88 0
Attack aircraft: 49 78
Helicopters: 324 263

Navy

Total naval: 406 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 9
Corvettes: 3 5
Submarines: 40 5

Military service

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from 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.