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Military power of Malaysia and United Kingdom

Country: Malaysia United Kingdom
Capital: Kuala Lumpur London
Population: 30 894 900 65 110 000
Area: 330 803 km2 242 495 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 215 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description United Kingdom military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 58,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 156 940
Reserve personnel: 296 300 75 110
Available for military: 14 817 517 14 856 917

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 407×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 4 673
Total artillery: 301 532
Self-propelled artillery: 30 117
Rocket artillery: 54 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 886
Fighter aircraft: 48 141
Multirole aircraf: 45 89
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 72 386

Navy

Total naval: 63 76
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 6
Frigates: 2 13
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 11

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.

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.