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Military power of Italy and Brazil

Country: Italy Brazil
Capital: Rome Brasília
Population: 60 795 612 204 451 000
Area: 301 338 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Italy military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 318 480
Reserve personnel: 41 867 1 340 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 1 769
Total artillery: 407 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 164 184
Rocket artillery: 21 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 761
Fighter aircraft: 80 45
Multirole aircraf: 86 0
Attack aircraft: 71 78
Helicopters: 487 263

Navy

Total naval: 148 111
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 14 9
Corvettes: 5 5
Submarines: 8 5

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.