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Military power of South Korea and Singapore

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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).