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 Taiwan and Singapore

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

Military expenditures

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

Military budget

More

Manpower

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

Active

More

Land Forces

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

Tanks

More

Air Forces

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

Total aircraft

More

Navy

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

Total naval

More

Military service

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.

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).