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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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The Nordic Defence Cooperation (Nordefco) is a collaboration among the Nordic countries in the area of defense. Its five members are Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. The organization was established on November 4, 2009 in Helsinki. The leadership of the organization is rotational.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 26.9 billion $ 20.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 76,500
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 980,500
Available for military: 53,350,703 4,299,331

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 412
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,769 4,644
Total artillery: 956 1,133
Self-propelled artillery: 212 180
Rocket artillery: 198 71

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 469
Fighter aircraft: 47 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 174
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 118
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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: 108 397
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 4
Corvettes: 3 15
Submarines: 5 11

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Nordic Defence Cooperation

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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.

Nordic Defence Cooperation

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