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Military power of Malaysia & Japan

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Malaysia vs Japan

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Country: Malaysia (MY) Japan (JP)
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Tokyo
Population: 32 730 000 125 360 000
Area: 330 803 km2 377 944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 50,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 296 300 56 100
Available for military: 14 817 517 27 301 443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 686
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 386 2 905
Total artillery: 295 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 30 226
Rocket artillery: 54 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 221 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 10 154
Multirole aircraf: 39 134
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 63 719
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 66 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 5 0
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 2 17

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Nuclear weapons

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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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.

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.