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Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe with an area of 41,543 km2 (land boundries: 1,053 km and costline 451 km). The capital of Netherlands is Amsterdam. The number of inhabitants is 17,469,635.

The Netherlands is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed an agreement to conduct joint air policing of their territories in 2015. They trade responsibility for patrolling the skies over the three countries. The inventory of the Netherlands Armed Forces consists of a mix of domestically-produced and modern European and United States equipment. The Netherlands has an advanced domestic defense industry that focuses on armored vehicles, naval ships, and air defense systems

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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: 16.6 billion $ 13.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 2.7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 41,199 71,000
Reserve personnel: 6,532 352,500
Available for military: 7,728,129 1,255,902

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18 170
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,116 3,507
Total artillery: 75 161
Self-propelled artillery: 52 48
Rocket artillery: 0 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: 183 252
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraft: 61 100
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 82 87
UCAV (combat drone): 4 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: 144 43
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 2 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 4 5

Total naval

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

Netherlands

Netherlands participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

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).