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Brazil is a country located in Eastern South America with an area of 8,515,767 km2 (land boundries: 16,145 km and costline 7,491 km). The capital of Brazil is Brasília. The number of inhabitants is 210,147,125.

Brazil has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. MNNA status provides military and economic privileges, but it does not entail any security obligations. The Brazilian military's inventory consists of a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons, largely from Europe and the US. Brazil's defense industry is capable of designing and manufacturing equipment for all three military services

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Italy is a country located in Southern Europe with an area of 301,338 km2 (land boundries: 1,836.4 km and costline 7,600 km). The capital of Italy is Rome. The number of inhabitants is 60,317,116.

Italy is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. The Italian Armed Forces inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced, jointly-produced, and imported weapons systems, mostly from Europe and the United State. The Italian defense industry is capable of producing equipment across all the military domains with particular strengths in naval vessels and aircraft

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 25 billion $ 32.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 1.5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 165,500
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 18,300
Available for military: 53,350,703 13,865,688

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,696 2,758
Total artillery: 760 197
Self-propelled artillery: 136 68
Rocket artillery: 78 21

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 473 712
Fighter aircraft: 45 92
Multirole aircraft: 3 66
Attack aircraft: 77 45
Helicopters: 182 423
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 216 200
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 6 15
Corvettes: 2 0
Submarines: 7 8

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Italy

Italy participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear 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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.