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Military power of Malaysia & Australia

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Malaysia vs Australia

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

Military expenditures

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

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110,000 59,095
Reserve personnel: 296,300 28,878
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 1,796
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: 221 433
Fighter aircraft: 10 0
Multirole aircraf: 39 133
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 63 130
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 66 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 5 8
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.