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Military power of Taiwan and Brazil

Country: Taiwan Brazil
Capital: Taipei Brasília
Population: 23 519 518 204 451 000
Area: 36 193 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 1 769
Total artillery: 1 785 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 510 184
Rocket artillery: 115 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 761
Fighter aircraft: 125 45
Multirole aircraf: 190 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 250 263

Navy

Total naval: 67 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 9
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 4 5

Military service

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.

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.