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Military power of North Korea and Singapore

Country: North Korea Singapore
Capital: Pyongyang Singapore
Population: 24 895 000 5 607 300
Area: 120 540 km2 719 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
More: North Korea military forces description Singapore military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 8,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 3,33%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 72 500
Reserve personnel: 600 000 312 500
Available for military: 6 515 279 1 255 902

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 196×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 2 860
Total artillery: 13 000 204
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 48
Rocket artillery: 5 000 18

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 273
Fighter aircraft: 349 27
Multirole aircraf: 35 100
Attack aircraft: 154 0
Helicopters: 202 84

Navy

Total naval: 525 44
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 6
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 75 4

Military service

North Korea

18 is presumed to be the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; 16-17 is the presumed legal minimum age for voluntary service.

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).