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Military power of Brazil & Poland

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Brazil vs Poland

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Country: Brazil (BR) Poland (PL)
Capital: Brasília Warsaw
Population: 210,147,125 38,268,000
Area: 8,515,767 km2 312,679 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 26.9 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 2.1%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 140,000
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 515,000
Available for military: 53,350,703 10,500,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 1,009
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,769 2,573
Total artillery: 956 729
Self-propelled artillery: 212 477
Rocket artillery: 198 180

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 416
Fighter aircraft: 47 30
Multirole aircraf: 0 48
Attack aircraft: 78 32
Helicopters: 249 182
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 46
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 2
Corvettes: 3 1
Submarines: 5 3

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Poland

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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.