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Qatar is a country located in Middle East with an area of 11,586 km2 (land boundries: 87 km and costline 563 km). The capital of Qatar is Doha. The number of inhabitants is 2,795,484.

The Qatari military's inventory includes a broad mix of older and modern weapons systems, mostly from the United States and Europe. In the 2010s, Qatar embarked on an extensive military expansion and modernization program with large air, ground, and naval equipment purchases.

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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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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 6 billion $ 4.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.6% 1.16%

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: 66,550 113,000
Reserve personnel: 15,000 51,600
Available for military: 389,487 14,817,517

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

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Tanks: 138 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 922 1,276
Total artillery: 62 250
Self-propelled artillery: 46 0
Rocket artillery: 16 54

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: 205 122
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraft: 46 26
Attack aircraft: 6 12
Helicopters: 87 54
UCAV (combat drone): 6 0

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: 92 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 3
Corvettes: 3 6
Submarines: 0 2

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Qatar

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Qatar

Conscription for males aged 18-35; 4-month general obligation, 3 months for graduates.

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.