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Malaysia vs Canada

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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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Canada is a country located in Northern North America with an area of 9,984,670 km2 (land boundries: 8,891 km and costline 202,080 km). The capital of Canada is Ottawa. The number of inhabitants is 38,048,738.

Canada is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. Canada is part of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). The Canadian's inventory is a mix of domestically-produced equipment and imported weapons systems from Australia, Europe, Israel, and the USA. The leading supplier is the United States. Canada's defense industry develops, maintains, and produces a range of equipment, including aircraft, combat vehicles, naval vessels.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.6 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.16% 1.4%

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 67,492
Reserve personnel: 296,300 36,381
Available for military: 14,817,517 8,031,266

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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 82
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,276 1,693
Total artillery: 250 163
Self-propelled artillery: 0 0
Rocket artillery: 54 0

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: 122 417
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraft: 26 98
Attack aircraft: 12 0
Helicopters: 54 165
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 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 12
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 4

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.

Canada

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years