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Military power of Malaysia & Vietnam

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Country: Malaysia (MY) Vietnam (VN)
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Hanoi
Population: 32,730,000 96,208,984
Area: 330,803 km2 332,698 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.6 billion $ 6.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.16% 2.3%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 110,000 482,000
Reserve personnel: 296,300 3,000,000
Available for military: 14,817,517 30,000,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 48 1,509
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,386 2,380
Total artillery: 295 2,524
Self-propelled artillery: 30 280
Rocket artillery: 54 1,094

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 221 274
Fighter aircraft: 10 37
Multirole aircraf: 39 24
Attack aircraft: 0 36
Helicopters: 63 145
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 66 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 7
Corvettes: 6 23
Submarines: 2 6

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Nuclear weapons

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Vietnam

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.

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.