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Military power of Italy & Brazil

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Italy vs Brazil

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Country: Italy (IT) Brazil (BR)
Capital: Rome Brasília
Population: 60 795 612 204 451 000
Area: 301 338 km2 8 515 767 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 1,3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 177 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 41 867 1 340 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 53 350 703

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 795 1 769
Total artillery: 275 956
Self-propelled artillery: 164 212
Rocket artillery: 21 198

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 811 749
Fighter aircraft: 80 47
Multirole aircraf: 88 0
Attack aircraft: 48 78
Helicopters: 365 249

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 108
Aircraftcarriers: 2 1
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 12 8
Corvettes: 1 3
Submarines: 8 5

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Nuclear weapons

Italy

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

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.