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Military power of Spain and Brazil

Country: Spain Brazil
Capital: Madrid Brasília
Population: 46 439 864 204 451 000
Area: 505 990 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 204 692 318 480
Reserve personnel: 16 200 1 340 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 327 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 530 1 769
Total artillery: 239 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 96 184
Rocket artillery: 0 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 533 761
Fighter aircraft: 48 45
Multirole aircraf: 86 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 179 263

Navy

Total naval: 54 111
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 9
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 3 5

Military service

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.

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.