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Military power of Sweden and Brazil

Country: Sweden Brazil
Capital: Stockholm Brasília
Population: 9 851 017 204 451 000
Area: 450 295 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 12 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 2 065 782 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 1 769
Total artillery: 244 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 24 184
Rocket artillery: 0 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 761
Fighter aircraft: 0 45
Multirole aircraf: 98 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 53 263

Navy

Total naval: 213 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 9
Corvettes: 9 5
Submarines: 5 5

Military service

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.

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.