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Military power of Singapore and Malaysia

Country: Singapore Malaysia
Capital: Singapore Kuala Lumpur
Population: 5 607 300 30 894 900
Area: 719 km2 330 803 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Singapore military forces description Malaysia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,8 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,33% 1,16%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 72 500 110 000
Reserve personnel: 312 500 296 300
Available for military: 1 255 902 14 817 517

Land Forces

Tanks: 196 74×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 860 1 261
Total artillery: 204 301
Self-propelled artillery: 48 30
Rocket artillery: 18 54

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 273 274
Fighter aircraft: 27 48
Multirole aircraf: 100 45
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 84 72

Navy

Total naval: 44 63
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 2
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 4 2

Military service

Singapore

18-21 years of age for male compulsory military service; 16 1/2 years of age for volunteers; 2-year conscript service obligation, with a reserve obligation to age 40 (enlisted) or age 50 (officers).

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.