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Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe with an area of 505,990 km2 (land boundries: 1,952.7 km and costline 4,964 km). The capital of Spain is Madrid. The number of inhabitants is 47,450,795.

Spain joined NATO in 1982. The inventory of the Spanish military is comprised of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. Spain's defense industry manufactures land, air, and sea weapons systems and is integrated within the European defense-industrial sector.

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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: 23.7 billion $ 4.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 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: 133,282 113,000
Reserve personnel: 15,150 51,600
Available for military: 11,759,557 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: 327 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,361 1,276
Total artillery: 242 250
Self-propelled artillery: 102 0
Rocket artillery: 0 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: 570 122
Fighter aircraft: 68 0
Multirole aircraft: 84 26
Attack aircraft: 13 12
Helicopters: 152 54
UCAV (combat drone): 4 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: 60 111
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 3
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 2 2

Total naval

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

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.

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.