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Military power of Malaysia & Iran

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Malaysia vs Iran

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Country: Malaysia (MY) Iran (IR)
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Tehran
Population: 32,730,000 83,183,741
Area: 330,803 km2 1,648,195 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.6 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.16% 3.8%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110,000 610,000
Reserve personnel: 296,300 350,000
Available for military: 14,817,517 23,619,215

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 2,531
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,386 1,625
Total artillery: 295 4,096
Self-propelled artillery: 30 570
Rocket artillery: 54 1,438

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 221 886
Fighter aircraft: 10 130
Multirole aircraf: 39 73
Attack aircraft: 0 52
Helicopters: 63 324
UCAV (combat drone): 0 36

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Navy

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Total naval: 66 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 6
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 2 40

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Nuclear weapons

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

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.

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.