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Military power of Australia & Malaysia

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Country: Australia (AU) Malaysia (MY)
Capital: Canberra Kuala Lumpur
Population: 25,807,800 32,730,000
Area: 7,692,024 km2 330,803 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34 billion $ 3.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1.16%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59,095 110,000
Reserve personnel: 28,878 296,300
Available for military: 5,316,464 14,817,517

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,796 1,386
Total artillery: 235 295
Self-propelled artillery: 0 30
Rocket artillery: 0 54

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 433 221
Fighter aircraft: 0 10
Multirole aircraf: 133 39
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 130 63
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 45 66
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 3 0
Frigates: 8 5
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 6 2

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

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.