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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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Iran is a country located in Middle East with an area of 1,648,195 km2 (land boundries: 5,894 km and costline 2,440 km - note: Iran also borders the Caspian Sea (740 km)). The capital of Iran is Tehran. The number of inhabitants is 83,183,741.

The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was formed in May 1979. The IRGC was a highly institutionalized and parallel military force to Iran’s regular armed forces. The Iranian military's inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and mostly older foreign equipment largely of Chinese, Russian, Soviet, and US origin. Iran has a defense industry with the capacity to develop, produce, support, and sustain air, land, missile, and naval weapons programs.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 8.8 billion $ 17.4 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.33% 3.8%

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: 72,500 610,000
Reserve personnel: 312,500 350,000
Available for military: 1,255,902 23,619,215

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

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Tanks: 170 2,842
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,507 3,555
Total artillery: 161 4,873
Self-propelled artillery: 48 1,030
Rocket artillery: 24 1,755

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 252 973
Fighter aircraft: 0 112
Multirole aircraf: 100 75
Attack aircraft: 0 23
Helicopters: 87 519
UCAV (combat drone): 0 83

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: 43 272
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 6
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 5 19

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Iran

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).

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.