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Military power of India & Malaysia

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Country: India (IN) Malaysia (MY)
Capital: New Delhi Kuala Lumpur
Population: 1,352,642,280 32,730,000
Area: 3,287,590 km2 330,803 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 67 billion $ 3.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 1.16%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,455,550 110,000
Reserve personnel: 1,155,000 296,300
Available for military: 319,129,420 14,817,517

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,614 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,600 1,386
Total artillery: 2,799 295
Self-propelled artillery: 100 30
Rocket artillery: 960 54

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 2,263 221
Fighter aircraft: 173 10
Multirole aircraf: 405 39
Attack aircraft: 120 0
Helicopters: 729 63
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 267 66
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 13 5
Corvettes: 23 6
Submarines: 16 2

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Nuclear weapons

India

India is not a party to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. India maintains a "no first use" nuclear policy

India has not released any official statements about the size of its nuclear arsenal. As of January 2020, India was estimated to have around 150 warheads.

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.

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.