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Military power of Poland and Brazil

Country: Poland Brazil
Capital: Warsaw Brasília
Population: 38 454 576 204 451 000
Area: 312 679 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Poland military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 9,7 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 515 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 065 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 358 1 769
Total artillery: 706 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 454 184
Rocket artillery: 180 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 539 761
Fighter aircraft: 32 45
Multirole aircraf: 48 0
Attack aircraft: 32 78
Helicopters: 283 263

Navy

Total naval: 83 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 9
Corvettes: 1 5
Submarines: 5 5

Military service

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned 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.