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Singapore vs Switzerland

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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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Switzerland is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 41,285 km2 (land boundries: 1,770 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Switzerland is Bern. The number of inhabitants is 8,570,146.

Switzerland has long maintained a policy of military neutrality, but does periodically participate in EU, NATO, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Swiss law excludes participation in combat operations for peace enforcement, and Swiss units will only participate in operations under the mandate of the UN or OSCE. The Swiss Armed Forces inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons systems. The United States is the leading supplier of military armaments.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13.2 billion $ 6.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 0.7%

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: 71,000 140,000
Reserve personnel: 352,500 80,000
Available for military: 1,255,902 1,852,580

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

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Tanks: 170 224
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,507 1,808
Total artillery: 161 176
Self-propelled artillery: 48 176
Rocket artillery: 24 0

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: 252 178
Fighter aircraft: 0 27
Multirole aircraft: 100 25
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 87 57
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 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 5 0

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.

Switzerland

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).

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.