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Military power of Brazil & Malaysia

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Country: Brazil (BR) Malaysia (MY)
Capital: Brasília Kuala Lumpur
Population: 210,147,125 32,730,000
Area: 8,515,767 km2 330,803 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 26.9 billion $ 3.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 1.16%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 334,500 110,000
Reserve personnel: 1,340,000 296,300
Available for military: 53,350,703 14,817,517

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 469 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,769 1,386
Total artillery: 956 295
Self-propelled artillery: 212 30
Rocket artillery: 198 54

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 749 221
Fighter aircraft: 47 10
Multirole aircraf: 0 39
Attack aircraft: 78 0
Helicopters: 249 63
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 108 66
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 8 5
Corvettes: 3 6
Submarines: 5 2

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Brazil

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Brazil

18-45 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 10-12 months; 17-45 years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early 1980s when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into career ranks; women serve in Navy and Air Force only in Women's Reserve Corps.

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.