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Military power of Brazil & Canada

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Country: Brazil (BR) Canada (CA)
Capital: Brasília Ottawa
Population: 204 451 000 35 151 728
Area: 8 515 767 km2 9 984 670 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 318 480 68 250
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 119 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 8 031 266

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 3 148
Total artillery: 956 161
Self-propelled artillery: 212 0
Rocket artillery: 198 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 405
Fighter aircraft: 47 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 103
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 165

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 62
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 12
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 4

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Canada

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years