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Military power of Malaysia and Austria

Country: Malaysia Austria
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Vienna
Population: 30 894 900 8 725 931
Area: 330 803 km2 83 879 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description Austria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 2,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 0,74%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 55 000
Reserve personnel: 296 300 35 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 1 941 110

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 56×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 284
Total artillery: 301 83
Self-propelled artillery: 30 83
Rocket artillery: 54 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 136
Fighter aircraft: 48 15
Multirole aircraf: 45 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 72 70

Navy

Total naval: 63 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 0

Military service

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.

Austria

Registration requirement at age 17, the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; 18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service (6 months), or optionally, alternative civil/community service (9 months); males 18 to 50 years old in the militia or inactive reserve are subject to compulsory service; in a January 2012 referendum, a majority of Austrians voted in favor of retaining the system of compulsory military service (with the option of alternative/non-military service) instead of switching to a professional army system.