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Military power of Singapore and Japan

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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).

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.