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Military power of Brazil & Spain

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Country: Brazil (BR) Spain (ES)
Capital: Brasília Madrid
Population: 204 451 000 46 439 864
Area: 8 515 767 km2 505 990 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 0,6%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 318 480 123 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 8 200
Available for military: 53 350 703 11 759 557

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 327
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 2 384
Total artillery: 956 245
Self-propelled artillery: 212 102
Rocket artillery: 198 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 532
Fighter aircraft: 47 52
Multirole aircraf: 0 86
Attack aircraft: 78 13
Helicopters: 249 157

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 76
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 11
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 3

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Spain

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.

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.