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Military power of Malaysia and India

Country: Malaysia India
Capital: Kuala Lumpur New Delhi
Population: 30 894 900 1 276 267 000
Area: 330 803 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 110–120 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description India military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 1 325 450
Reserve personnel: 296 300 1 155 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 3 788×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 5 581
Total artillery: 301 8 681
Self-propelled artillery: 30 290
Rocket artillery: 54 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 2 212
Fighter aircraft: 48 314
Multirole aircraf: 45 312
Attack aircraft: 0 241
Helicopters: 72 726

Navy

Total naval: 63 213
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 2 15
Corvettes: 6 25
Submarines: 2 14

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.

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.