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Taiwan vs Malaysia

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Taiwan Malaysia
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Country: Taiwan (TW) Malaysia (MY)
Capital: Taipei Kuala Lumpur
Population: 23 519 518 30 894 900
Area: 36 193 km2 330 803 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,16%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 290 000 110 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 296 300
Available for military: 5 883 828 14 817 517

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1 280 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 1 386
Total artillery: 1 785 295
Self-propelled artillery: 510 30
Rocket artillery: 115 54

Tanks

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 787 221
Fighter aircraft: 125 10
Multirole aircraf: 190 39
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 250 63

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 67 66
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 5
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 4 2

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Taiwan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.

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.