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Military power of Singapore and Switzerland

Country: Singapore Switzerland
Capital: Singapore Bern
Population: 5 607 300 8 306 200
Area: 719 km2 41 285 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Singapore military forces description Switzerland military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,8 billion $ 4,83 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,33% 0,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 72 500 140 000
Reserve personnel: 312 500 80 000
Available for military: 1 255 902 1 852 580

Land Forces

Tanks: 196 224×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 860 1 500
Total artillery: 204 224
Self-propelled artillery: 48 224
Rocket artillery: 18 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 273 193
Fighter aircraft: 27 40
Multirole aircraf: 100 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 84 45

Navy

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

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).

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.