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Military power of Singapore and Taiwan

Country: Singapore Taiwan
Capital: Singapore Taipei
Population: 5 607 300 23 519 518
Area: 719 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Singapore military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,8 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,33% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 72 500 290 000
Reserve personnel: 312 500 2 800 000
Available for military: 1 255 902 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 196 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 860 2 050
Total artillery: 204 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 48 510
Rocket artillery: 18 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 273 787
Fighter aircraft: 27 125
Multirole aircraf: 100 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 84 250

Navy

Total naval: 44 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 6 20
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 4 4

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).

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.