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Military power of Singapore and North Korea

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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).

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.