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Military power of Malaysia & Taiwan

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Malaysia vs Taiwan

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Country: Malaysia (MY) Taiwan (TW)
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Taipei
Population: 32 730 000 23 568 378
Area: 330 803 km2 36 193 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 13 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 2,3%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110 000 290 000
Reserve personnel: 296 300 2 800 000
Available for military: 14 817 517 5 883 828

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 1 280
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 386 2 050
Total artillery: 295 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 30 510
Rocket artillery: 54 115

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 221 787
Fighter aircraft: 10 125
Multirole aircraf: 39 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 63 250
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 66 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 5 20
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 2 4

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Nuclear weapons

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Taiwan

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.

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.