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Military power of Switzerland and Malaysia

Country: Switzerland Malaysia
Capital: Bern Kuala Lumpur
Population: 8 306 200 30 894 900
Area: 41 285 km2 330 803 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Switzerland military forces description Malaysia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 4,83 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,8% 1,16%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 140 000 110 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 296 300
Available for military: 1 852 580 14 817 517

Land Forces

Tanks: 224 74×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 500 1 261
Total artillery: 224 301
Self-propelled artillery: 224 30
Rocket artillery: 0 54

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 193 274
Fighter aircraft: 40 48
Multirole aircraf: 26 45
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 45 72

Navy

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

Military service

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 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.