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Venezuela vs Malaysia

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Venezuela Malaysia

Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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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: 0.7 billion $ 3.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.35% 1.16%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 816 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 330,000 0
Reserve personnel: 8,000 51,600
Available for military: 8,000,000 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: 312 48
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,000 1,276
Total artillery: 200 250
Self-propelled artillery: 60 0
Rocket artillery: 36 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: 263 122
Fighter aircraft: 6 0
Multirole aircraft: 42 26
Attack aircraft: 0 12
Helicopters: 81 54
UCAV (combat drone): 0 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: 46 111
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 3
Corvettes: 3 6
Submarines: 2 2

Total naval

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

Venezuela

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Malaysia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.

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.