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Military power of Pakistan and Brazil

Country: Pakistan Brazil
Capital: Islamabad Brasília
Population: 199 085 847 204 451 000
Area: 796 095 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 318 480
Reserve personnel: 513 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 48 453 305 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 1 769
Total artillery: 3 827 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 415 184
Rocket artillery: 134 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 761
Fighter aircraft: 186 45
Multirole aircraf: 210 0
Attack aircraft: 82 78
Helicopters: 583 263

Navy

Total naval: 235 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 9
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 8 5

Military service

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.

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.