The defense of Malta (2007) comprises about 1,600 men enlisted
squad with a reserve of 90 men. To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that MLT stands for Malta. It is organized into an
infantry battalion, a naval unit of nine patrol vessels and
an air defense unit with about ten helicopters and seven
light aircraft. The material is now of Western origin.
Defense costs decreased in 1985-2007 from 1.4% to 0.7% of
GDP. Italy has a military support unit of 50 men and two
helicopters based in Malta.