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Military power of Malaysia and Singapore

Country: Malaysia Singapore
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Singapore
Population: 30 894 900 5 607 300
Area: 330 803 km2 719 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description Singapore military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 8,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 3,33%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 72 500
Reserve personnel: 296 300 312 500
Available for military: 14 817 517 1 255 902

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 196×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 2 860
Total artillery: 301 204
Self-propelled artillery: 30 48
Rocket artillery: 54 18

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 273
Fighter aircraft: 48 27
Multirole aircraf: 45 100
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 72 84

Navy

Total naval: 63 44
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 2 4

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.

Singapore

18-21 years of age for male compulsory military service; 16 1/2 years of age for volunteers; 2-year conscript service obligation, with a reserve obligation to age 40 (enlisted) or age 50 (officers).