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Military power of Brazil and Venezuela

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Country: Brazil Venezuela
Capital: Brasília Caracas
Population: 204 451 000 31 568 179
Area: 8 515 767 km2 916 445 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 323 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 400 000
Available for military: 53 350 703 8 000 000

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Land Forces

Tanks: 469 312×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 1 152
Total artillery: 956 200
Self-propelled artillery: 212 60
Rocket artillery: 198 36

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 749 456
Fighter aircraft: 47 0
Multirole aircraf: 0 42
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 102

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Navy

Total naval: 108 37
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 3
Corvettes: 3 4
Submarines: 5 2

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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.

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.