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Military power of Malaysia and USA

Country: Malaysia USA
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Washington
Population: 30 894 900 324 527 000
Area: 330 803 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description USA military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 3,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 296 300 811 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 46 000
Total artillery: 301 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 30 950
Rocket artillery: 54 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 48 388
Multirole aircraf: 45 2 062
Attack aircraft: 0 470
Helicopters: 72 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 63 436
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 2 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 70

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.

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.