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Military power of China and Singapore

Country: China Singapore
Capital: Beijing Singapore
Population: 1 373 541 278 5 607 300
Area: 9 596 961 km2 719 km2
Nuclear weapons: 260 warheads 0 warheads
More: China military forces description Singapore military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 215 billion $ 8,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,9% 3,33%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 300 000 72 500
Reserve personnel: 510 000 312 500
Available for military: 385 821 101 1 255 902

Land Forces

Tanks: 9 150 196×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 788 2 860
Total artillery: 9 726 204
Self-propelled artillery: 1 710 48
Rocket artillery: 1 770 18

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 3 729 273
Fighter aircraft: 1 199 27
Multirole aircraf: 567 100
Attack aircraft: 300 0
Helicopters: 1 627 84

Navy

Total naval: 749 44
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 32 0
Frigates: 51 6
Corvettes: 32 6
Submarines: 73 4

Military service

China

18-24 years of age for selective compulsory military service, with a 2-year service obligation; no minimum age for voluntary service (all officers are volunteers); 18-19 years of age for women high school graduates who meet requirements for specific military jobs; a recent military decision allows women in combat roles.

Singapore

18-21 years of age for male compulsory military service; 16 1/2 years of age for volunteers; 2-year conscript service obligation, with a reserve obligation to age 40 (enlisted) or age 50 (officers).