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Military power of Malaysia and Japan

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

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.