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Military power of Singapore and Australia

Country: Singapore Australia
Capital: Singapore Canberra
Population: 5 607 300 24 399 300
Area: 719 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Singapore military forces description Australia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,8 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,33% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 72 500 58 061
Reserve personnel: 312 500 19 338
Available for military: 1 255 902 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 196 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 860 2 580
Total artillery: 204 235
Self-propelled artillery: 48 0
Rocket artillery: 18 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 273 450
Fighter aircraft: 27 0
Multirole aircraf: 100 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 84 187

Navy

Total naval: 44 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 11
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 4 6

Military 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).

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.