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Malaysia vs Spain

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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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Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe with an area of 505,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,952.7 km and costline 4,964 km). The capital of Spain is Madrid. The number of inhabitants is 47,450,795.

Spain joined NATO in 1982. The inventory of the Spanish military is comprised of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. Spain's defense industry manufactures land, air, and sea weapons systems and is integrated within the European defense-industrial sector.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 4.4 billion $ 23.7 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: 113,000 133,282
Reserve personnel: 51,600 15,150
Available for military: 14,817,517 11,759,557

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

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Tanks: 48 327
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,276 2,361
Total artillery: 250 242
Self-propelled artillery: 0 102
Rocket artillery: 54 0

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: 122 570
Fighter aircraft: 0 68
Multirole aircraft: 26 84
Attack aircraft: 12 13
Helicopters: 54 152
UCAV (combat drone): 0 4

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 60
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 11
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 2

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.

Spain

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.

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.