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Military power of Japan & Brazil

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Japan vs Brazil

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Country: Japan (JP) Brazil (BR)
Capital: Tokyo Brasília
Population: 125,360,000 210,147,125
Area: 377,944 km2 8,515,767 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 50.3 billion $ 26.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1.5%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 247,150 334,500
Reserve personnel: 56,100 1,340,000
Available for military: 27,301,443 53,350,703

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,004 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 1,769
Total artillery: 623 956
Self-propelled artillery: 214 212
Rocket artillery: 99 198

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,444 749
Fighter aircraft: 155 47
Multirole aircraf: 79 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 698 249
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 140 108
Aircraftcarriers: 4 1
Destroyers: 36 0
Frigates: 2 8
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 22 5

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.