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Military power of United Kingdom and Malaysia

Country: United Kingdom Malaysia
Capital: London Kuala Lumpur
Population: 65 110 000 30 894 900
Area: 242 495 km2 330 803 km2
Nuclear weapons: 215 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Kingdom military forces description Malaysia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 58,6 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1,16%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 156 940 110 000
Reserve personnel: 75 110 296 300
Available for military: 14 856 917 14 817 517

Land Forces

Tanks: 407 74×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 673 1 261
Total artillery: 532 301
Self-propelled artillery: 117 30
Rocket artillery: 50 54

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 886 274
Fighter aircraft: 141 48
Multirole aircraf: 89 45
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 386 72

Navy

Total naval: 76 63
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 6 0
Frigates: 13 2
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 11 2

Military service

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.

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.