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Military power of Brazil & Turkey

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Country: Brazil (BR) Turkey (TR)
Capital: Brasília Ankara
Population: 204 451 000 79 814 871
Area: 8 515 767 km2 783 562 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 318 480 685 862
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 407 122
Available for military: 53 350 703 21 079 077

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 2 435
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 7 947
Total artillery: 956 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 212 1 087
Rocket artillery: 198 462

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 47 49
Multirole aircraf: 0 245
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 606

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 145
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 16
Corvettes: 3 9
Submarines: 5 12

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Turkey

Turkey participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Turkey

21-41 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary service; 12 months conscript obligation for non-university graduates, 6-12 months for university graduates (graduates of higher education may perform 6 months of military service as short-term privates, or 12 months as reserve officers); conscripts are called to register at age 20, for service at 21; women serve in the Turkish Armed Forces only as officers; reserve obligation to age 41; Turkish citizens with a residence or work permit who have worked abroad for at least 3 years (1095 days) can be exempt from military service in exchange for 6,000 EUR or its equivalent in foreign currencies; a law passed in December 2014 introduced a one-time payment scheme which exempted Turkish citizens 27 and older from conscription in exchange for a payment of $8,150.