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Military power of Malaysia and Syria

Country: Malaysia Syria
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Damascus
Population: 30 894 900 17 064 854
Area: 330 803 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 3,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 296 300 0
Available for military: 14 817 517 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 4 000
Total artillery: 301 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 30 460
Rocket artillery: 54 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 706
Fighter aircraft: 48 278
Multirole aircraf: 45 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 72 163

Navy

Total naval: 63 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 2
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 2

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.