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Comparison of Brazil and United States Military Strengths (2021)



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Side-by-side comparison showcasing the relative fighting strengths of Brazil and United States for the year 2021.



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COUNTRIES
Brazil
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PwrIndx: 0.2026*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 9 of 140
United States
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PwrIndx: 0.0718*
*PwrIndx score of 0.0000 being optimal.
Ranked 1 of 140
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MANPOWER
Total Population (Rnk 7)
211,715,973
(Diff: -120,923,129)
Total Population (Rnk 3)
332,639,102
(Diff: 120,923,129)
Available Manpower (Rnk 5)
107,975,146
(Diff: -38,386,059)
Available Manpower (Rnk 3)
146,361,205
(Diff: 38,386,059)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 5)
85,300,366
(Diff: -36,179,434)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 3)
121,479,800
(Diff: 36,179,434)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 7)
3,412,015
(Diff: -839,778)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 5)
4,251,793
(Diff: 839,778)
Active Personnel (Rnk 17)
334,500
(Diff: -1,065,500)
Active Personnel (Rnk 3)
1,400,000
(Diff: 1,065,500)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 5)
1,340,000
(Diff: 494,500)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 8)
845,500
(Diff: -494,500)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 11)
400,000
(Diff: 400,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -400,000)
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FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (Rnk 13)
$29,300,000,000
(Diff: $-711,200,000,000)
Defense Budget (Rnk 1)
$740,500,000,000
(Diff: $711,200,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 19)
$547,400,000,000
(Diff: $-17,362,600,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 1)
$17,910,000,000,000
(Diff: $17,362,600,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 9)
$374,000,000,000
(Diff: $250,700,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 19)
$123,300,000,000
(Diff: $-250,700,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 8)
$3,300,000,000,000
(Diff: $-16,200,000,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 2)
$19,500,000,000,000
(Diff: $16,200,000,000,000)
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AIRPOWER
Total Aircraft (Rnk 17)
676
(Diff: -12,557)
Total Aircraft (Rnk 1)
13,233
(Diff: 12,557)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 38)
43
(Diff: -1,913)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 1)
1,956
(Diff: 1,913)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 10)
77
(Diff: -684)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 1)
761
(Diff: 684)
Transports (Rnk 5)
124
(Diff: -821)
Transports (Rnk 1)
945
(Diff: 821)
Trainers (Rnk 11)
210
(Diff: -2,555)
Trainers (Rnk 1)
2,765
(Diff: 2,555)
Special-Mission (Rnk 7)
40
(Diff: -709)
Special-Mission (Rnk 1)
749
(Diff: 709)
Helicopters (Rnk 25)
177
(Diff: -5,259)
Helicopters (Rnk 1)
5,436
(Diff: 5,259)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 35)
12
(Diff: -892)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 1)
904
(Diff: 892)
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LAND POWER
Tank Strength (Rnk 34)
439
(Diff: -5,661)
Tank Strength (Rnk 3)
6,100
(Diff: 5,661)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 35)
2,000
(Diff: -38,000)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 1)
40,000
(Diff: 38,000)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 30)
136
(Diff: -1,364)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 4)
1,500
(Diff: 1,364)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 21)
546
(Diff: -794)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 11)
1,340
(Diff: 794)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 42)
60
(Diff: -1,305)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 5)
1,365
(Diff: 1,305)
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NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength (Rnk 24)
112
(Diff: -378)
Fleet Strength (Rnk 4)
490
(Diff: 378)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -11)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 1)
11
(Diff: 11)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 5)
1
(Diff: -9)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 1)
10
(Diff: 9)
Submarines (Rnk 14)
6
(Diff: -62)
Submarines (Rnk 3)
68
(Diff: 62)
Destroyers (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -92)
Destroyers (Rnk 1)
92
(Diff: 92)
Frigates (Rnk 11)
7
(Diff: 7)
Frigates (Rnk 139)
0
(Diff: -7)
Corvettes (Rnk 15)
2
(Diff: -19)
Corvettes (Rnk 5)
21
(Diff: 19)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 35)
22
(Diff: 9)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 44)
13
(Diff: -9)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 15)
5
(Diff: -3)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 12)
8
(Diff: 3)
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LOGISTICS
Airports (Rnk 2)
4,093
(Diff: -9,420)
Airports (Rnk 1)
13,513
(Diff: 9,420)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 20)
864
(Diff: -2,809)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 5)
3,673
(Diff: 2,809)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 5)
17
(Diff: -18)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 2)
35
(Diff: 18)
Labor Force (Rnk 5)
86,621,000
(Diff: -59,507,000)
Labor Force (Rnk 3)
146,128,000
(Diff: 59,507,000)
Roadways (Rnk 4)
1,751,868km
(Diff: -4,834,742km)
Roadways (Rnk 1)
6,586,610km
(Diff: 4,834,742km)
Roadways (Rnk 10)
28,538km
(Diff: -196,254km)
Roadways (Rnk 1)
224,792km
(Diff: 196,254km)
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RESOURCES (OIL)
Oil Production (Rnk 10)
2,600,000bbl
(Diff: -8,400,000bbl)
Oil Production (Rnk 1)
11,000,000bbl
(Diff: 8,400,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 6)
3,020,000bbl
(Diff: -16,980,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 1)
20,000,000bbl
(Diff: 16,980,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 15)
12,630,000,000bbl
(Diff: -22,370,000,000bbl)
Proven Reserves (Rnk 11)
35,000,000,000bbl
(Diff: 22,370,000,000bbl)
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GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area (Rnk 5)
8,514,877km
(Diff: -1,311,798km)
Square Land Area (Rnk 3)
9,826,675km
(Diff: 1,311,798km)
Shared Border (Rnk 3)
16,145km
(Diff: 4,097km)
Shared Border (Rnk 6)
12,048km
(Diff: -4,097km)
Coastline (Rnk 15)
7,491km
(Diff: -12,433km)
Coastline (Rnk 8)
19,924km
(Diff: 12,433km)
Waterways (Rnk 4)
50,000km
(Diff: 8,991km)
Waterways (Rnk 5)
41,009km
(Diff: -8,991km)


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