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Military power of Japan and Singapore

Country: Japan Singapore
Capital: Tokyo Singapore
Population: 126 880 000 5 607 300
Area: 377 944 km2 719 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Japan military forces description Singapore military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 46,1 billion $ 8,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 3,33%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 247 150 72 500
Reserve personnel: 56 100 312 500
Available for military: 27 301 443 1 255 902

Land Forces

Tanks: 686 196×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 905 2 860
Total artillery: 1 179 204
Self-propelled artillery: 226 48
Rocket artillery: 99 18

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 654 273
Fighter aircraft: 154 27
Multirole aircraf: 134 100
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 719 84

Navy

Total naval: 129 44
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 17 4

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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).