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Military power of Singapore and Vietnam

Country: Singapore Vietnam
Capital: Singapore Hanoi
Population: 5 607 300 92 700 000
Area: 719 km2 332 698 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Singapore military forces description Vietnam military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,8 billion $ 5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,33% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 72 500 482 000
Reserve personnel: 312 500 3 000 000
Available for military: 1 255 902 30 000 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 196 1 509×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 860 2 380
Total artillery: 204 2 524
Self-propelled artillery: 48 280
Rocket artillery: 18 1 094

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 273 274
Fighter aircraft: 27 37
Multirole aircraf: 100 24
Attack aircraft: 0 36
Helicopters: 84 145

Navy

Total naval: 44 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 7
Corvettes: 6 23
Submarines: 4 6

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).

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.