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Military power of Singapore & Japan

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Singapore vs Japan

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

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

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).

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.