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Military power of United Kingdom and Singapore

Country: United Kingdom Singapore
Capital: London Singapore
Population: 65 110 000 5 607 300
Area: 242 495 km2 719 km2
Nuclear weapons: 215 warheads 0 warheads
More: United Kingdom military forces description Singapore military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 58,6 billion $ 8,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 3,33%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 156 940 72 500
Reserve personnel: 75 110 312 500
Available for military: 14 856 917 1 255 902

Land Forces

Tanks: 407 196×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 673 2 860
Total artillery: 532 204
Self-propelled artillery: 117 48
Rocket artillery: 50 18

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 886 273
Fighter aircraft: 141 27
Multirole aircraf: 89 100
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 386 84

Navy

Total naval: 76 44
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 6 0
Frigates: 13 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 11 4

Military service

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.

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).