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Military power of Japan & Singapore

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Japan vs Singapore

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Country: Japan (JP) Singapore (SG)
Capital: Tokyo Singapore
Population: 125,360,000 5,703,600
Area: 377,944 km2 719 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 50.3 billion $ 8.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 3.33%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 247,150 72,500
Reserve personnel: 56,100 312,500
Available for military: 27,301,443 1,255,902

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1,004 196
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,072 2,860
Total artillery: 623 204
Self-propelled artillery: 214 48
Rocket artillery: 99 18

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,444 273
Fighter aircraft: 155 27
Multirole aircraf: 79 100
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 698 84
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 140 44
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 36 0
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 22 4

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.

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).