We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of Singapore and USA

Country: Singapore USA
Capital: Singapore Washington
Population: 5 607 300 324 527 000
Area: 719 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
More: Singapore military forces description USA military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,8 billion $ 554,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,33% 3,8%
Show/hide all charts

Manpower

Active personnel: 72 500 1 301 300
Reserve personnel: 312 500 811 000
Available for military: 1 255 902 73 270 043

Land Forces

Tanks: 196 8 848×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 860 46 000
Total artillery: 204 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 48 950
Rocket artillery: 18 1 197

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 273 12 100
Fighter aircraft: 27 388
Multirole aircraf: 100 2 062
Attack aircraft: 0 470
Helicopters: 84 5 000

Navy

Total naval: 44 436
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 4 70

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).

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.