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Military power of Malaysia and South Korea

Country: Malaysia South Korea
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Seoul
Population: 30 894 900 51 446 201
Area: 330 803 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description South Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 2,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 625 000
Reserve personnel: 296 300 3 100 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 13 185 794

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 2 446×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 3 290
Total artillery: 301 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 30 1 890
Rocket artillery: 54 214

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 48 151
Multirole aircraf: 45 265
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 72 786

Navy

Total naval: 63 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 2 13
Corvettes: 6 16
Submarines: 2 15

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.

South Korea

20-30 years of age for compulsory military service, with middle school education required; minimum conscript service obligation - 21 months (Army, Marines), 23 months (Navy), 24 months (Air Force); 18-26 years of age for voluntary military service; women, in service since 1950, admitted to 7 service branches, including infantry, but excluded from artillery, armor, anti-air, and chaplaincy corps; HIV-positive individuals are exempt from military service.