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Malaysia vs Italy

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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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Italy is a country located in Southern Europe with an area of 301,338 km2 (land boundries: 1,836.4 km and costline 7,600 km). The capital of Italy is Rome. The number of inhabitants is 60,317,116.

Italy is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. The Italian Armed Forces inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced, jointly-produced, and imported weapons systems, mostly from Europe and the United State. The Italian defense industry is capable of producing equipment across all the military domains with particular strengths in naval vessels and aircraft

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4.4 billion $ 32.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.16% 1.5%

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: 113,000 165,500
Reserve personnel: 51,600 18,300
Available for military: 14,817,517 13,865,688

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

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Tanks: 48 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,276 2,758
Total artillery: 250 197
Self-propelled artillery: 0 68
Rocket artillery: 54 21

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: 122 712
Fighter aircraft: 0 92
Multirole aircraft: 26 66
Attack aircraft: 12 45
Helicopters: 54 423
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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: 111 200
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 3 15
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 8

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.

Italy

Italy participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.