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Military power of Malaysia and Iran

Country: Malaysia Iran
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Tehran
Population: 30 894 900 78 192 200
Area: 330 803 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 296 300 1 800 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 1 315
Total artillery: 301 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 30 320
Rocket artillery: 54 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 883
Fighter aircraft: 48 151
Multirole aircraf: 45 88
Attack aircraft: 0 49
Helicopters: 72 324

Navy

Total naval: 63 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 2 40

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.