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Military power of Brazil & Vietnam

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Country: Brazil (BR) Vietnam (VN)
Capital: Brasília Hanoi
Population: 210,147,125 96,208,984
Area: 8,515,767 km2 332,698 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 26.9 billion $ 6.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 2.3%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 482,000
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 3,000,000
Available for military: 53,350,703 30,000,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 1,509
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,769 2,380
Total artillery: 956 2,524
Self-propelled artillery: 212 280
Rocket artillery: 198 1,094

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 274
Fighter aircraft: 47 37
Multirole aircraf: 0 24
Attack aircraft: 78 36
Helicopters: 249 145
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 173
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 7
Corvettes: 3 23
Submarines: 5 6

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Vietnam

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.