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Military power of Singapore & Australia

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Singapore vs Australia

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

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 196 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,860 1,796
Total artillery: 204 235
Self-propelled artillery: 48 0
Rocket artillery: 18 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 273 433
Fighter aircraft: 27 0
Multirole aircraf: 100 133
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 84 130
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 44 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 6 8
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 4 6

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Nuclear weapons

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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).

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.