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Philippines is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 300,000 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 36,289 km). The capital of Philippines is Manila. The number of inhabitants is 106,651,394.

The Philippines has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The Armed Forces of the Philippines is equipped with a mix of imported weapons systems, particularly second-hand equipment from the USA.

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Brazil is a country located in Eastern South America with an area of 8,515,767 km2 (land boundries: 16,145 km and costline 7,491 km). The capital of Brazil is Brasília. The number of inhabitants is 210,147,125.

Brazil has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. MNNA status provides military and economic privileges, but it does not entail any security obligations. The Brazilian military's inventory consists of a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons, largely from Europe and the US. Brazil's defense industry is capable of designing and manufacturing equipment for all three military services

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4.3 billion $ 26.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.2% 1.5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 140,000 334,500
Reserve personnel: 770,000 1,340,000
Available for military: 25,614,135 53,350,703

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 567 1,696
Total artillery: 325 760
Self-propelled artillery: 0 136
Rocket artillery: 0 78

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 229 473
Fighter aircraft: 12 45
Multirole aircraft: 0 3
Attack aircraft: 13 77
Helicopters: 111 182
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 196 216
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 3 2
Submarines: 0 7

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Philippines

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (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.