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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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Saudi Arabia is a country located in Middle East with an area of 2,149,690 km2 (land boundries: 4,272 km and costline 2,640 km). The capital of Saudi Arabia is Riyadh. The number of inhabitants is 34,218,169.

Saudi-led coalition of Arab states invaded Yemen in 2015. The inventory of the Saudi military forces, including the SANG, includes a mix of mostly modern weapons systems from the US and Europe. The United States is the leading supplier of armaments. In 2021 Saudi Arabia was the world's largest arms importer.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 25 billion $ 75 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.1% 7%

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: 334,500 480,000
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 325,000
Available for military: 53,350,703 8,240,714

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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 1,275
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,696 6,347
Total artillery: 760 2,580
Self-propelled artillery: 136 510
Rocket artillery: 78 252

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 1,407
Fighter aircraft: 45 141
Multirole aircraft: 3 72
Attack aircraft: 77 151
Helicopters: 182 491
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: 216 34
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 11
Corvettes: 2 9
Submarines: 7 0

Total naval

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

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Saudi Arabia

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.

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.