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Military power of Brazil and Malaysia

Country: Brazil Malaysia
Capital: Brasília Kuala Lumpur
Population: 204 451 000 30 894 900
Area: 8 515 767 km2 330 803 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Brazil military forces description Malaysia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 1,16%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 318 480 110 000
Reserve personnel: 1 340 000 296 300
Available for military: 53 350 703 14 817 517

Land Forces

Tanks: 469 74×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 769 1 261
Total artillery: 1 112 301
Self-propelled artillery: 184 30
Rocket artillery: 198 54

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 761 274
Fighter aircraft: 45 48
Multirole aircraf: 0 45
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 263 72

Navy

Total naval: 111 63
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 9 2
Corvettes: 5 6
Submarines: 5 2

Military service

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.

Malaysia

17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service (younger with parental consent and proof of age); mandatory retirement age 60; women serve in the Malaysian Armed Forces; no conscription.