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Malaysia vs Belarus

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Malaysia is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 330,803 km2 (land boundries: 2,742 km and costline 4,675 km (Peninsular Malaysia 2,068 km, East Malaysia 2,607 km)). The capital of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur. The number of inhabitants is 32,730,000.

Malaysia is a member of the Five Powers Defense Arrangements, a series of mutual assistance agreements reached in 1971 embracing Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. Malaysia also cooperates closely with the US military. the Malaysian Armed Forces field a diverse mix of mostly older imported weapons systems.

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Belarus is a country located in Eastern Europe with an area of 207,595 km2 (land boundries: 3,599 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Belarus is Minsk. The number of inhabitants is 9,349,645.

Belarus has close security ties with Russia. In 2022, Belarus allowed Russian military forces to stage on its territory during its invasion of Ukraine. Russia is the principal supplier of arms to Belarus, and Belarusian troops reportedly train on Russian equipment. The inventory of the Belarus Armed Forces is comprised mostly of Russian andSoviet-origin equipment, and since 2010 Russia is the leading provider of arms. Belarus's defense industry manufactures some equipment (mostly modernized Soviet designs).

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.6 billion $ 0.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.16% 1.2%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110,000 62,000
Reserve personnel: 296,300 344,750
Available for military: 14,817,517 2,500,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 652
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,276 1,871
Total artillery: 250 1,041
Self-propelled artillery: 0 440
Rocket artillery: 54 371

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 122 199
Fighter aircraft: 0 34
Multirole aircraft: 26 4
Attack aircraft: 12 67
Helicopters: 54 68
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 111 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 0

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Belarus

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.

Belarus

18-27 years of age for compulsory military or alternative service; conscript service obligation is 12-18 months, depending on academic qualifications, and 24-36 months for alternative service, depending on academic qualifications; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.