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Military power of South Korea and Malaysia

Country: South Korea Malaysia
Capital: Seoul Kuala Lumpur
Population: 51 446 201 30 894 900
Area: 100 210 km2 330 803 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: South Korea military forces description Malaysia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 36,8 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,7% 1,16%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 625 000 110 000
Reserve personnel: 3 100 000 296 300
Available for military: 13 185 794 14 817 517

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 446 74×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 290 1 261
Total artillery: 5 958 301
Self-propelled artillery: 1 890 30
Rocket artillery: 214 54

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 526 274
Fighter aircraft: 151 48
Multirole aircraf: 265 45
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 786 72

Navy

Total naval: 151 63
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 13 2
Corvettes: 16 6
Submarines: 15 2

Military service

South Korea

20-30 years of age for compulsory military service, with middle school education required; minimum conscript service obligation - 21 months (Army, Marines), 23 months (Navy), 24 months (Air Force); 18-26 years of age for voluntary military service; women, in service since 1950, admitted to 7 service branches, including infantry, but excluded from artillery, armor, anti-air, and chaplaincy corps; HIV-positive individuals are exempt from 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.