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Military power of South Korea and Brazil

Country: South Korea Brazil
Capital: Seoul Brasília
Population: 51 446 201 204 451 000
Area: 100 210 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: South Korea military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 36,8 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,7% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 625 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 3 100 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 13 185 794 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 446 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 290 1 769
Total artillery: 5 958 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 1 890 184
Rocket artillery: 214 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 526 761
Fighter aircraft: 151 45
Multirole aircraf: 265 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 786 263

Navy

Total naval: 151 111
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 13 9
Corvettes: 16 5
Submarines: 15 5

Military service

South Korea

20-30 years of age for compulsory military service, with middle school education required; minimum conscript service obligation - 21 months (Army, Marines), 23 months (Navy), 24 months (Air Force); 18-26 years of age for voluntary military service; women, in service since 1950, admitted to 7 service branches, including infantry, but excluded from artillery, armor, anti-air, and chaplaincy corps; HIV-positive individuals are exempt from military service.

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.