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Military power of Malaysia & Australia

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Country: Malaysia (MY) Australia (AU)
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Canberra
Population: 30 894 900 24 399 300
Area: 330 803 km2 7 692 024 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 1,88%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110 000 58 061
Reserve personnel: 296 300 19 338
Available for military: 14 817 517 5 316 464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 386 2 580
Total artillery: 295 235
Self-propelled artillery: 30 0
Rocket artillery: 54 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 221 450
Fighter aircraft: 10 0
Multirole aircraf: 39 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 63 187

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Navy

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Total naval: 66 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 11
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 6

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Nuclear weapons

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

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.