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Brazil is a country located in Eastern South America with an area of 8,515,767 km2 (land boundries: 16,145 km and costline 7,491 km). The capital of Brazil is Brasília. The number of inhabitants is 210,147,125.

Brazil has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. MNNA status provides military and economic privileges, but it does not entail any security obligations. The Brazilian military's inventory consists of a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons, largely from Europe and the US. Brazil's defense industry is capable of designing and manufacturing equipment for all three military services

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The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union countries that are located in Europe with an area of 4,233,255 km2 The capital of Ukraine is Brussels. The number of inhabitants estimated is about 447 million. Members of EU: Germany, Latvia, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Sweden, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

The European Union were not devised as a military alliance because most of the members are in the North Atlantic Alliance. Since the withdrawal of the UK, France is the only member recognised as a nuclear weapon state. Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium participate in NATO nuclear sharing.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 25 billion $ 245.11 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 1,166,519
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 1,801,532
Available for military: 53,350,703 92,594,951

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 4,253
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,696 29,418
Total artillery: 760 6,065
Self-propelled artillery: 136 1,872
Rocket artillery: 78 667

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 473 5,420
Fighter aircraft: 45 453
Multirole aircraft: 3 874
Attack aircraft: 77 162
Helicopters: 182 2,454
UCAV (combat drone): 0 41

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 216 1,306
Aircraftcarriers: 1 7
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 6 69
Corvettes: 2 23
Submarines: 7 48

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

European Union EU

Data not available

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.

European Union EU

Data not available