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Military power of Japan & Brazil

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Country: Japan (JP) Brazil (BR)
Capital: Tokyo Brasília
Population: 126 880 000 204 451 000
Area: 377 944 km2 8 515 767 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 247 150 318 480
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: 686 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 1 769
Total artillery: 1 179 956
Self-propelled artillery: 226 212
Rocket artillery: 99 198

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1 654 749
Fighter aircraft: 154 47
Multirole aircraf: 134 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 719 249

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 129 108
Aircraftcarriers: 4 1
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 8
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 17 5

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Japan

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.