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Military power of Singapore and South Korea

Country: Singapore South Korea
Capital: Singapore Seoul
Population: 5 607 300 51 446 201
Area: 719 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Singapore military forces description South Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,8 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,33% 2,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 72 500 625 000
Reserve personnel: 312 500 3 100 000
Available for military: 1 255 902 13 185 794

Land Forces

Tanks: 196 2 446×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 860 3 290
Total artillery: 204 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 48 1 890
Rocket artillery: 18 214

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 273 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 27 151
Multirole aircraf: 100 265
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 84 786

Navy

Total naval: 44 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 6 13
Corvettes: 6 16
Submarines: 4 15

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).

South Korea

20-30 years of age for compulsory military service, with middle school education required; minimum conscript service obligation - 21 months (Army, Marines), 23 months (Navy), 24 months (Air Force); 18-26 years of age for voluntary military service; women, in service since 1950, admitted to 7 service branches, including infantry, but excluded from artillery, armor, anti-air, and chaplaincy corps; HIV-positive individuals are exempt from military service.