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Military power of Philippines and Brazil

Country: Philippines Brazil
Capital: Manila Brasília
Population: 102 984 100 204 451 000
Area: 300 000 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Philippines military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 125 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 131 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 25 614 135 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 0 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 672 1 769
Total artillery: 323 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 0 184
Rocket artillery: 0 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 221 761
Fighter aircraft: 2 45
Multirole aircraf: 0 0
Attack aircraft: 23 78
Helicopters: 124 263

Navy

Total naval: 132 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 4 9
Corvettes: 12 5
Submarines: 0 5

Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).

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.