Brazil from Country Military Database dataset
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Source dataset: Country Military Database dataset , curated by  Vince J

  About Brazil


Brazil's defence budget is the highest in South America. Brazil allocates about 1.50% of its GDP (estimated at US$26,946M) for its defence budget.

Brazil has the largest military force in South America. Brazil has a military that is composed of 366,500 active personnel (largest in South America), 1,340,000 in reserve and 395,000 from paramilitary forces, totalling 2,101,500 or 10.1 military personnel per 1000 in population.

Brazil's battle tank force is the largest in South America. On land, Brazil has a mobile force of 393 tanks. For aerial defence, Brazil has an air force of 292 military aircrafts and 78 attack helicopters.

Brazil has the largest naval fleet in South America. Brazil has a naval fleet of 24 vessels, including 5 non-nuclear submarines. The naval fleet also possesses numerous warships, including 11 frigates, 3 destroyers and 4 corvettes.

 

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