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Military power of Canada & Brazil

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Country: Canada (CA) Brazil (BR)
Capital: Ottawa Brasília
Population: 35 151 728 204 451 000
Area: 9 984 670 km2 8 515 767 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 15,5 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 68 250 318 480
Reserve personnel: 119 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 8 031 266 53 350 703

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 146 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 1 769
Total artillery: 161 956
Self-propelled artillery: 0 212
Rocket artillery: 0 198

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 405 749
Fighter aircraft: 0 47
Multirole aircraf: 103 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 165 249

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Navy

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Total naval: 62 108
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 8
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 4 5

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Nuclear weapons

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

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.