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Military power of Sweden and Malaysia

Country: Sweden Malaysia
Capital: Stockholm Kuala Lumpur
Population: 9 851 017 30 894 900
Area: 450 295 km2 330 803 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Sweden military forces description Malaysia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 5,77 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,24% 1,16%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 42 000 110 000
Reserve personnel: 12 000 296 300
Available for military: 2 065 782 14 817 517

Land Forces

Tanks: 120 74×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 357 1 261
Total artillery: 244 301
Self-propelled artillery: 24 30
Rocket artillery: 0 54

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 240 274
Fighter aircraft: 0 48
Multirole aircraf: 98 45
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 53 72

Navy

Total naval: 213 63
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 2
Corvettes: 9 6
Submarines: 5 2

Military service

Sweden

18-47 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; Swedish citizenship required; service obligation: 7.5 months (Army), 7-15 months (Navy), 8-12 months (Air Force); the Swedish Parliament has abolished compulsory military service, with exclusively voluntary recruitment as of July 2010; conscription remains an option in emergencies; after completing initial service, soldiers have a reserve commitment until age 47.

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.