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Military power of USA and Brazil

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Country: USA Brazil
Capital: Washington Brasília
Population: 324 527 000 204 451 000
Area: 9 857 306 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 1,3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 318 480
Reserve personnel: 811 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 53 350 703

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Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 1 769
Total artillery: 3 269 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 950 184
Rocket artillery: 1 197 198

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 761
Fighter aircraft: 388 45
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 0
Attack aircraft: 470 78
Helicopters: 5 000 263

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Navy

Total naval: 436 111
Aircraftcarriers: 20 1
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 9
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 70 5

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Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

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.