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Military power of Brazil & Australia

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Country: Brazil (BR) Australia (AU)
Capital: Brasília Canberra
Population: 210,147,125 25,807,800
Area: 8,515,767 km2 7,692,024 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 26.9 billion $ 34 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 59,095
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 28,878
Available for military: 53,350,703 5,316,464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,769 1,796
Total artillery: 956 235
Self-propelled artillery: 212 0
Rocket artillery: 198 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 433
Fighter aircraft: 47 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 133
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 130
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 45
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 8 8
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 6

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.