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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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Brazil is a country located in Eastern South America with an area of 8,515,767 km2 (land boundries: 16,145 km and costline 7,491 km). The capital of Brazil is Brasília. The number of inhabitants is 210,147,125.

Brazil has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. MNNA status provides military and economic privileges, but it does not entail any security obligations. The Brazilian military's inventory consists of a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons, largely from Europe and the US. Brazil's defense industry is capable of designing and manufacturing equipment for all three military services

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13.2 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 1.1%

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: 71,000 334,500
Reserve personnel: 352,500 1,340,000
Available for military: 1,255,902 53,350,703

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

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Tanks: 170 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,507 1,696
Total artillery: 161 760
Self-propelled artillery: 48 136
Rocket artillery: 24 78

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: 252 473
Fighter aircraft: 0 45
Multirole aircraft: 100 3
Attack aircraft: 0 77
Helicopters: 87 182
UCAV (combat drone): 0 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: 43 216
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 6
Corvettes: 6 2
Submarines: 5 7

Total naval

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

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Brazil

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).

Brazil

18-45 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 10-12 months; 17-45 years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early 1980s when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into career ranks; women serve in Navy and Air Force only in Women's Reserve Corps.