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Military power of Norway and Malaysia

Country: Norway Malaysia
Capital: Oslo Kuala Lumpur
Population: 5 213 985 30 894 900
Area: 323 802 km2 330 803 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Malaysia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 1,16%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 110 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 296 300
Available for military: 1 078 181 14 817 517

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 74×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 1 261
Total artillery: 38 301
Self-propelled artillery: 26 30
Rocket artillery: 12 54

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 274
Fighter aircraft: 0 48
Multirole aircraf: 50 45
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 72

Navy

Total naval: 45 63
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 2
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 6 2

Military service

Norway

18-44 years of age for male compulsory military service (55 years of age if you are an officer); 16 years of age in wartime; 17 years of age for male volunteers; 18 years of age for women. 19-month service with 12-month service obligation. Around 50% of conscripts are enrolled in the Home Guard, for a 7-month period (spread out over many years).

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.