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Country: Brazil (BR) India (IN)
Capital: Brasília New Delhi
Population: 204 451 000 1 276 267 000
Area: 8 515 767 km2 3 287 590 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 318 480 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 319 129 420

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 4 426
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 5 681
Total artillery: 956 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 212 290
Rocket artillery: 198 292

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 2 216
Fighter aircraft: 47 323
Multirole aircraf: 0 329
Attack aircraft: 78 220
Helicopters: 249 725

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 214
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 8 15
Corvettes: 3 24
Submarines: 5 15

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

India

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.

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.