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Military power of Germany & Brazil

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Germany vs Brazil

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Country: Germany (DE) Brazil (BR)
Capital: Berlin Brasília
Population: 83,166,711 210,147,125
Area: 357,168 km2 8,515,767 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 57 billion $ 26.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 1.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 183,907 334,500
Reserve personnel: 30,050 1,340,000
Available for military: 18,529,299 53,350,703

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,874 1,769
Total artillery: 401 956
Self-propelled artillery: 121 212
Rocket artillery: 38 198

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 662 749
Fighter aircraft: 141 47
Multirole aircraf: 90 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 347 249
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 65 108
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 8
Corvettes: 5 3
Submarines: 6 5

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Nuclear weapons

Germany

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

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.