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Military power of Turkey and Brazil

Country: Turkey Brazil
Capital: Ankara Brasília
Population: 79 814 871 204 451 000
Area: 783 562 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Turkey military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 18,2 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,2% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 685 862 318 480
Reserve personnel: 407 122 1 340 000
Available for military: 21 079 077 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 435 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 947 1 769
Total artillery: 2 546 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 1 087 184
Rocket artillery: 462 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 351 761
Fighter aircraft: 49 45
Multirole aircraf: 245 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 606 263

Navy

Total naval: 145 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 16 9
Corvettes: 9 5
Submarines: 12 5

Military service

Turkey

21-41 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary service; 12 months conscript obligation for non-university graduates, 6-12 months for university graduates (graduates of higher education may perform 6 months of military service as short-term privates, or 12 months as reserve officers); conscripts are called to register at age 20, for service at 21; women serve in the Turkish Armed Forces only as officers; reserve obligation to age 41; Turkish citizens with a residence or work permit who have worked abroad for at least 3 years (1095 days) can be exempt from military service in exchange for 6,000 EUR or its equivalent in foreign currencies; a law passed in December 2014 introduced a one-time payment scheme which exempted Turkish citizens 27 and older from conscription in exchange for a payment of $8,150.

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.