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Military power of Malaysia & Singapore

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Country: Malaysia (MY) Singapore (SG)
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Singapore
Population: 30 894 900 5 607 300
Area: 330 803 km2 719 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 8,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 3,33%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110 000 72 500
Reserve personnel: 296 300 312 500
Available for military: 14 817 517 1 255 902

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 196
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 386 2 860
Total artillery: 295 204
Self-propelled artillery: 30 48
Rocket artillery: 54 18

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 221 273
Fighter aircraft: 10 27
Multirole aircraf: 39 100
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 63 84

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Navy

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Total naval: 66 44
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 6
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 2 4

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Nuclear weapons

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Singapore

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.

Singapore

18-21 years of age for male compulsory military service; 16 1/2 years of age for volunteers; 2-year conscript service obligation, with a reserve obligation to age 40 (enlisted) or age 50 (officers).