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Military power of Taiwan & Malaysia

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Taiwan vs Malaysia

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Country: Taiwan (TW) Malaysia (MY)
Capital: Taipei Kuala Lumpur
Population: 23,568,378 32,730,000
Area: 36,193 km2 330,803 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13 billion $ 3.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.3% 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: 1,160 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,714 1,386
Total artillery: 1,944 295
Self-propelled artillery: 440 30
Rocket artillery: 126 54

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 814 221
Fighter aircraft: 129 10
Multirole aircraf: 189 39
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 237 63
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 96 66
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 22 5
Corvettes: 1 6
Submarines: 4 2

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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.