Malaysian Armed forces

Malaysia
Population
32 730 000
Military budget
3,6 billion $
Active personnel
110 000
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Area: 330 803 km2
Population: 32 730 000
Etnic groups: Malay 50.1%, Chinese 22.6%, indigenous 11.8%, Indian 6.7%, other 0.7%, non-citizens 8.2%.
Religions: Muslim 61.3%, Buddhist 19.8%, Christian 9.2%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism, other traditional Chinese religions 1.3%, other 0.4%.

Military branches

(Angkatan Tentera Malaysia, ATM) Malaysian Army , Royal Malaysian Navy , Royal Malaysian Air Force.

Military service

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.

Military expenditures

Military budget
3,6 billion $

(USA)

Percent of GDP
1,16

Manpower

Active personnel
110 000

(China)

Reserve
296 300

(China)

Available
14 817 517

(China)

Land Forces

Tanks
48

(Russia)

AFV
1 386

(USA)

Artillery
295

(Russia)

Self-propelled guns
30

(Russia)

Rocket artillery
54
Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-Condor APC400
-AV8 Gempita257
-SIBMAS186
-K-200 KIFV111
-Bandvagn 20680
-Alvis Stormer25
-AV4 Lipanbara34
-FV101 Scorpion26

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber

Air Forces

Total aircraft
221

(USA)

Fighters
10

(China)

Multirole
39

(USA)

Attack
0

(Russia)

Helicopters
63

(USA)

UCAV (combat drone)
0

(USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-BAE Hawk13

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Sikorsky S-6115
-Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King12
-Agusta A109C10
-Westland Lynx6
-Eurocopter Fennec6

UCAV (combat drone)

TypeNameNumber
--

Navy

Total naval
66

(China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

(USA)

Destroyers
0

(USA)

Frigates
5

(China)

Corvettes
6

(Russia)

Submarines
2

(China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Maharaja Lela3
-Lekiu2

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Kasturi2
-Laksamana4

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Scorpéne2

Nuclear weapons

Does not have nuclear weapons.