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Military power of Brazil & Iran

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Country: Brazil (BR) Iran (IR)
Capital: Brasília Tehran
Population: 210,147,125 83,183,741
Area: 8,515,767 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 26.9 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 3.8%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 610,000
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 350,000
Available for military: 53,350,703 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 2,842
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,769 3,555
Total artillery: 956 4,873
Self-propelled artillery: 212 1,030
Rocket artillery: 198 1,755

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 973
Fighter aircraft: 47 112
Multirole aircraf: 0 75
Attack aircraft: 78 23
Helicopters: 249 519
UCAV (combat drone): 0 83

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 272
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 6
Corvettes: 3 3
Submarines: 5 19

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.