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Military power of Malaysia and Philippines

Country: Malaysia Philippines
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Manila
Population: 30 894 900 102 984 100
Area: 330 803 km2 300 000 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description Philippines military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 110 000 125 000
Reserve personnel: 296 300 131 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 25 614 135

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 0×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 672
Total artillery: 301 323
Self-propelled artillery: 30 0
Rocket artillery: 54 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 221
Fighter aircraft: 48 2
Multirole aircraf: 45 0
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 72 124

Navy

Total naval: 63 132
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 4
Corvettes: 6 12
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.

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).