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Military power of Vietnam and Brazil

Country: Vietnam Brazil
Capital: Hanoi Brasília
Population: 92 700 000 204 451 000
Area: 332 698 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Vietnam military forces description Brazil military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 1,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 482 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 53 350 703

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 509 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 1 769
Total artillery: 2 524 1 112
Self-propelled artillery: 280 184
Rocket artillery: 1 094 198

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 761
Fighter aircraft: 37 45
Multirole aircraf: 24 0
Attack aircraft: 36 78
Helicopters: 145 263

Navy

Total naval: 173 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 9
Corvettes: 23 5
Submarines: 6 5

Military service

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.

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.