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Military power of Singapore & South Korea

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Singapore vs South Korea

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Country: Singapore (SG) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Singapore Seoul
Population: 5,703,600 51,709,098
Area: 719 km2 100,210 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 8.8 billion $ 45.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.33% 2.7%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 72,500 555,000
Reserve personnel: 312,500 2,750,000
Available for military: 1,255,902 13,185,794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 196 2,606
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,860 4,380
Total artillery: 204 7,468
Self-propelled artillery: 48 3,040
Rocket artillery: 18 574

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 273 1,585
Fighter aircraft: 27 156
Multirole aircraf: 100 371
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 84 757
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 44 195
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 6 18
Corvettes: 6 11
Submarines: 4 22

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Nuclear weapons

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

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).

South Korea

20-30 years of age for compulsory military service, with middle school education required; minimum conscript service obligation - 21 months (Army, Marines), 23 months (Navy), 24 months (Air Force); 18-26 years of age for voluntary military service; women, in service since 1950, admitted to 7 service branches, including infantry, but excluded from artillery, armor, anti-air, and chaplaincy corps; HIV-positive individuals are exempt from military service.