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Military power of Venezuela and Brazil

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Country: Venezuela Brazil
Capital: Caracas Brasília
Population: 31 568 179 204 451 000
Area: 916 445 km2 8 515 767 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 4 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 323 000 318 480
Reserve personnel: 400 000 1 340 000
Available for military: 8 000 000 53 350 703

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Land Forces

Tanks: 312 469×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 152 1 769
Total artillery: 200 956
Self-propelled artillery: 60 212
Rocket artillery: 36 198

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 456 749
Fighter aircraft: 0 47
Multirole aircraf: 42 0
Attack aircraft: 0 78
Helicopters: 102 249

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Navy

Total naval: 37 108
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 8
Corvettes: 4 3
Submarines: 2 5

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Military service

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.

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.