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Military power of Australia & Singapore

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Australia vs Singapore

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Country: Australia (AU) Singapore (SG)
Capital: Canberra Singapore
Population: 25,807,800 5,703,600
Area: 7,692,024 km2 719 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34 billion $ 8.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 3.33%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 59,095 72,500
Reserve personnel: 28,878 312,500
Available for military: 5,316,464 1,255,902

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 196
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,580 2,860
Total artillery: 235 204
Self-propelled artillery: 0 48
Rocket artillery: 0 18

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 488 273
Fighter aircraft: 0 27
Multirole aircraf: 135 100
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 187 84
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 49 44
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 6 4

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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

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).