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The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union countries that are located in Europe with an area of 4,233,255 km2 The capital of Ukraine is Brussels. The number of inhabitants estimated is about 447 million. Members of EU: Germany, Latvia, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Sweden, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

The European Union were not devised as a military alliance because most of the members are in the North Atlantic Alliance. Since the withdrawal of the UK, France is the only member recognised as a nuclear weapon state. Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium participate in NATO nuclear sharing.

Singapore is a country located in Southeastern Asia with an area of 719 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 193 km). The capital of Singapore is Singapore. The number of inhabitants is 5,703,600.

Singapore is a member of the Five Powers Defense Arrangements, a series of mutual assistance agreements reached in 1971 also includes Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. The SAF has a diverse and largely modern mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons. Singapore has the most developed arms industry in Southeast Asia.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 212.2 billion $ 8.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 3.33%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 1,204,489 72,500
Reserve personnel: 1,997,100 312,500
Available for military: 92,594,951 1,255,902

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 4,303 170
Armoured fighting vehicles: 29,738 3,507
Total artillery: 6,041 161
Self-propelled artillery: 1,848 48
Rocket artillery: 667 24

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 5,415 252
Fighter aircraft: 453 0
Multirole aircraft: 874 100
Attack aircraft: 162 0
Helicopters: 2,454 87
UCAV (combat drone): 36 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 1,306 43
Aircraftcarriers: 7 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 69 6
Corvettes: 23 6
Submarines: 48 5

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

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Data not available

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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Data not available

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).