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Military power of Malaysia and Vietnam

Country: Malaysia Vietnam
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Hanoi
Population: 30 894 900 92 700 000
Area: 330 803 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Malaysia military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 000 482 000
Reserve personnel: 296 300 3 000 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 74 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 261 2 380
Total artillery: 301 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 30 280
Rocket artillery: 54 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 274
Fighter aircraft: 48 37
Multirole aircraf: 45 24
Attack aircraft: 0 36
Helicopters: 72 145

Navy

Total naval: 63 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 7
Corvettes: 6 23
Submarines: 2 6

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.