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Country: Brazil (BR) Germany (DE)
Capital: Brasília Berlin
Population: 204 451 000 82 175 700
Area: 8 515 767 km2 357 168 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 44,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 318 480 178 334
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 40 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 18 529 299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 3 592
Total artillery: 956 440
Self-propelled artillery: 212 148
Rocket artillery: 198 50

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 785
Fighter aircraft: 47 134
Multirole aircraf: 0 115
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 358

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 64
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 10
Corvettes: 3 5
Submarines: 5 6

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.