Obtaining Brazilian military service records?

Is there mandatory military service in Brazil?

In Brazil, conscription is mandatory for every male who has turned 18 years old. It normally lasts for twelve months. But in practice people are not forced to serve against their will.

What countries have no mandatory military service?

The following 109 countries and territories have been identified as having no enforced conscription:

  • Afghanistan.
  • Albania.
  • Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Argentina.
  • Australia.
  • Bahamas.
  • Bahrain.
  • Bangladesh.

Which country has conscription?

Countries With Mandatory Military Service 2022

Country Mandatory Military Service Details
Georgia Yes 12 months for males aged 18-27
Germany No Conscription ended 2011
Ghana No No conscription
Greece Yes 9 months (Air Force, Navy) to 12 months (Army) for males aged 19-45

What rifle does the Brazilian army use?

The IA2 assault rifle, designed and built in Brazil by IMBEL, is designed to replace the FAL, M16A2 and HK33 currently in service with the Brazilian Armed Forces.

IMBEL IA2
Type Assault rifle (5.56mm) Battle rifle (7.62mm) Sniper rifle (7.62mm)
Place of origin Brazil
Service history
In service 2012–present

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