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Military power of Malaysia & Turkey

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Malaysia vs Turkey

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Country: Malaysia (MY) Turkey (TR)
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Ankara
Population: 30 894 900 79 814 871
Area: 330 803 km2 783 562 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 18,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 2,2%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110 000 685 862
Reserve personnel: 296 300 407 122
Available for military: 14 817 517 21 079 077

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 2 435
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 386 7 947
Total artillery: 295 2 546
Self-propelled artillery: 30 1 087
Rocket artillery: 54 462

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 221 1 351
Fighter aircraft: 10 49
Multirole aircraf: 39 245
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 63 606

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 66 145
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 16
Corvettes: 6 9
Submarines: 2 12

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Turkey

Turkey participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Turkey

21-41 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary service; 12 months conscript obligation for non-university graduates, 6-12 months for university graduates (graduates of higher education may perform 6 months of military service as short-term privates, or 12 months as reserve officers); conscripts are called to register at age 20, for service at 21; women serve in the Turkish Armed Forces only as officers; reserve obligation to age 41; Turkish citizens with a residence or work permit who have worked abroad for at least 3 years (1095 days) can be exempt from military service in exchange for 6,000 EUR or its equivalent in foreign currencies; a law passed in December 2014 introduced a one-time payment scheme which exempted Turkish citizens 27 and older from conscription in exchange for a payment of $8,150.