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Military power of Malaysia and North Korea

Country: Malaysia North Korea
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Pyongyang
Population: 30 894 900 24 895 000
Area: 330 803 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description North Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 296 300 600 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 4 000
Total artillery: 301 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 30 4 500
Rocket artillery: 54 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 906
Fighter aircraft: 48 349
Multirole aircraf: 45 35
Attack aircraft: 0 154
Helicopters: 72 202

Navy

Total naval: 63 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 2 75

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.

North Korea

18 is presumed to be the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; 16-17 is the presumed legal minimum age for voluntary service.