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Military power of Malaysia and Taiwan

Country: Malaysia Taiwan
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Taipei
Population: 30 894 900 23 519 518
Area: 330 803 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 290 000
Reserve personnel: 296 300 2 800 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 2 050
Total artillery: 301 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 30 510
Rocket artillery: 54 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 787
Fighter aircraft: 48 125
Multirole aircraf: 45 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 72 250

Navy

Total naval: 63 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 2 20
Corvettes: 6 0
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.

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.