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Military power of Malaysia & Vietnam

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Country: Malaysia (MY) Vietnam (VN)
Capital: Kuala Lumpur Hanoi
Population: 30 894 900 92 700 000
Area: 330 803 km2 332 698 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3,6 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,16% 2,4%

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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

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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.

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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.