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Military power of Brazil & India

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Brazil vs India

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Country: Brazil (BR) India (IN)
Capital: Brasília New Delhi
Population: 210,147,125 1,352,642,280
Area: 8,515,767 km2 3,287,590 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 26.9 billion $ 67 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 2.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 1,455,550
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 4,614
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,769 8,600
Total artillery: 956 2,799
Self-propelled artillery: 212 100
Rocket artillery: 198 960

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 2,263
Fighter aircraft: 47 173
Multirole aircraf: 0 405
Attack aircraft: 78 120
Helicopters: 249 729
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 267
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 8 13
Corvettes: 3 23
Submarines: 5 16

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

India

India is not a party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. India maintains a "no first use" nuclear policy

India has not released any official statements about the size of its nuclear arsenal. As of January 2020, India was estimated to have around 150 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.

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.