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Military power of Japan & Malaysia

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Japan vs Malaysia

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Country: Japan (JP) Malaysia (MY)
Capital: Tokyo Kuala Lumpur
Population: 125,360,000 32,730,000
Area: 377,944 km2 330,803 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 50.3 billion $ 3.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1.16%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 247,150 110,000
Reserve personnel: 56,100 296,300
Available for military: 27,301,443 14,817,517

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,004 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 1,386
Total artillery: 623 295
Self-propelled artillery: 214 30
Rocket artillery: 99 54

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,444 221
Fighter aircraft: 155 10
Multirole aircraf: 79 39
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 698 63
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 140 66
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 36 0
Frigates: 2 5
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 22 2

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Japan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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.