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Military power of Brazil & Italy

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Country: Brazil (BR) Italy (IT)
Capital: Brasília Rome
Population: 204 451 000 60 795 612
Area: 8 515 767 km2 301 338 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1,27%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 318 480 177 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 41 867
Available for military: 53 350 703 13 865 688

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 2 795
Total artillery: 956 275
Self-propelled artillery: 212 164
Rocket artillery: 198 21

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 811
Fighter aircraft: 47 80
Multirole aircraf: 0 88
Attack aircraft: 78 48
Helicopters: 249 365

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 142
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 8 12
Corvettes: 3 1
Submarines: 5 8

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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.