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Military power of Russia and Brazil

Country: Russia Brazil
Capital: Moscow Brasília
Population: 144 554 993 204 451 000
Area: 17 098 242 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 1 769
Total artillery: 14 533 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 184
Rocket artillery: 4 020 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 761
Fighter aircraft: 629 45
Multirole aircraf: 428 0
Attack aircraft: 752 78
Helicopters: 1 360 263

Navy

Total naval: 313 111
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 9
Corvettes: 83 5
Submarines: 61 5

Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

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.