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Military power of Japan and Malaysia

Country: Japan Malaysia
Capital: Tokyo Kuala Lumpur
Population: 126 880 000 30 894 900
Area: 377 944 km2 330 803 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Japan military forces description Malaysia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,16%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 110 000
Reserve personnel: 56 100 296 300
Available for military: 27 301 443 14 817 517

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 74×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 1 261
Total artillery: 1 179 301
Self-propelled artillery: 226 30
Rocket artillery: 99 54

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 274
Fighter aircraft: 154 48
Multirole aircraf: 134 45
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 719 72

Navy

Total naval: 129 63
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 17 2

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.