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Military power of Taiwan and Singapore

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%
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Manpower

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

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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).