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Military power of Spain & Brazil

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Country: Spain (ES) Brazil (BR)
Capital: Madrid Brasília
Population: 46 439 864 204 451 000
Area: 505 990 km2 8 515 767 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 1,3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 123 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 8 200 1 340 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 53 350 703

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 384 1 769
Total artillery: 245 956
Self-propelled artillery: 102 212
Rocket artillery: 0 198

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 749
Fighter aircraft: 52 47
Multirole aircraf: 86 0
Attack aircraft: 13 78
Helicopters: 157 249

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 108
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 8
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 3 5

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.

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.