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Military power of Brazil & Taiwan

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Country: Brazil (BR) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Brasília Taipei
Population: 204 451 000 23 519 518
Area: 8 515 767 km2 36 193 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 318 480 290 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 5 883 828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 1 280
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 2 050
Total artillery: 956 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 212 510
Rocket artillery: 198 115

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 787
Fighter aircraft: 47 125
Multirole aircraf: 0 190
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 250

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 67
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 8 20
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 4

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

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.

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.