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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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The China-DPRK Treaty on Friendship is a treaty signed on 11 July 1961 between North Korea and China. The treaty obligates China militarily to defend North Korea and vice versa.North Korea enjoys a close relationship with China which is often called North Korea's closest ally. The relations were strained in the last few years because of China's concerns about North Korea's nuclear program. Both countries have nuclear weapons.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4.4 billion $ 294.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.16% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 113,000 3,315,000
Reserve personnel: 51,600 2,600,000
Available for military: 14,817,517 392,336,380

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 11,750
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,276 18,130
Total artillery: 250 20,094
Self-propelled artillery: 0 7,220
Rocket artillery: 54 7,140

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 5,590
Fighter aircraft: 0 1,398
Multirole aircraft: 26 1,165
Attack aircraft: 12 308
Helicopters: 54 1,557
UCAV (combat drone): 0 151

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 1,709
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 3 56
Corvettes: 6 81
Submarines: 2 146

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.

China and North Korea

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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.

China and North Korea

Data not available