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Military power of Brazil & Iraq

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Country: Brazil (BR) Iraq (IQ)
Capital: Brasília Baghdad
Population: 210,147,125 38,433,600
Area: 8,515,767 km2 437,072 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 26.9 billion $ 7.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 3.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 650,000
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 553,000
Available for military: 53,350,703 11,700,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 309
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,769 4,631
Total artillery: 956 194
Self-propelled artillery: 212 44
Rocket artillery: 198 30

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 285
Fighter aircraft: 47 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 34
Attack aircraft: 78 55
Helicopters: 249 156
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 59
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 0
Corvettes: 3 2
Submarines: 5 0

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iraq

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.

Iraq

18-49 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription.