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Country: Brazil (BR) Israel (IL)
Capital: Brasília Jerusalem (internationally unrecognized)
Population: 204 451 000 8 238 300
Area: 8 515 767 km2 20 770 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 5,8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 318 480 176 500
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 445 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 1 797 960

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 2 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 6 766
Total artillery: 956 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 212 614
Rocket artillery: 198 48

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 772
Fighter aircraft: 47 52
Multirole aircraf: 0 352
Attack aircraft: 78 25
Helicopters: 249 177

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 74
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 0
Corvettes: 3 3
Submarines: 5 5

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Israel

Although not certain, there is a rumour that Israel was the sixth country in the world that managed to research and develop their own nuclear arsenal. However, they did not confirm that fact. Still, a lot of sources claim that they managed to prepare fully working nuclear warheads in 1966. In spite of such early dates, Israel has not joined the NPT. Up to this day, they do not confirm nor deny the possibility of having nuclear arsenal. As a result of that, Israel is said to apply quite effective, yet affordable deterring policy.

According to many organizations, the estimated numbers of nuclear weapons that Israel possesses varies from 80 up to even 200 ready to be launched nuclear weapons. What is more, there are also rumours that Israel managed to prepare special missiles that can be operational from submarines.

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).