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Military power of Malaysia & South Korea

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Malaysia vs South Korea

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Country: Malaysia (MY) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Seoul
Population: 32,730,000 51,709,098
Area: 330,803 km2 100,210 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.6 billion $ 45.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.16% 2.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110,000 555,000
Reserve personnel: 296,300 2,750,000
Available for military: 14,817,517 13,185,794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 2,446
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,386 3,290
Total artillery: 295 5,958
Self-propelled artillery: 30 1,890
Rocket artillery: 54 214

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 221 1,570
Fighter aircraft: 10 151
Multirole aircraf: 39 320
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 63 786
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 66 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 5 13
Corvettes: 6 16
Submarines: 2 15

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Nuclear weapons

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

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.

South Korea

20-30 years of age for compulsory military service, with middle school education required; minimum conscript service obligation - 21 months (Army, Marines), 23 months (Navy), 24 months (Air Force); 18-26 years of age for voluntary military service; women, in service since 1950, admitted to 7 service branches, including infantry, but excluded from artillery, armor, anti-air, and chaplaincy corps; HIV-positive individuals are exempt from military service.