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Military power of Syria and Brazil

Country: Syria Brazil
Capital: Damascus Brasília
Population: 17 064 854 204 451 000
Area: 185 180 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 178 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 0 1 340 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 1 769
Total artillery: 3 200 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 460 184
Rocket artillery: 582 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 761
Fighter aircraft: 278 45
Multirole aircraf: 40 0
Attack aircraft: 120 78
Helicopters: 163 263

Navy

Total naval: 64 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 9
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 2 5

Military service

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.

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.