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Military power of Brazil & Norway

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Country: Brazil (BR) Norway (NO)
Capital: Brasília Oslo
Population: 204 451 000 5 213 985
Area: 8 515 767 km2 323 802 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1,4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 318 480 25 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 46 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 1 078 181

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 52
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 514
Total artillery: 956 38
Self-propelled artillery: 212 26
Rocket artillery: 198 12

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 125
Fighter aircraft: 47 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 53
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 34

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 45
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 5
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 6

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Norway

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.

Norway

18-44 years of age for male compulsory military service (55 years of age if you are an officer); 16 years of age in wartime; 17 years of age for male volunteers; 18 years of age for women. 19-month service with 12-month service obligation. Around 50% of conscripts are enrolled in the Home Guard, for a 7-month period (spread out over many years).