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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: 5 607 300 51 446 201
Area: 719 km2 100 210 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 8,8 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,33% 2,7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 72 500 625 000
Reserve personnel: 312 500 3 100 000
Available for military: 1 255 902 13 185 794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 196 2 446
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 860 3 290
Total artillery: 204 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 48 1 890
Rocket artillery: 18 214

Tanks

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 273 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 27 151
Multirole aircraf: 100 265
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 84 786

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 44 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 6 13
Corvettes: 6 16
Submarines: 4 15

Total naval

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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.