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Military power of Singapore & Vietnam

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Singapore vs Vietnam

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Country: Singapore (SG) Vietnam (VN)
Capital: Singapore Hanoi
Population: 5,703,600 96,208,984
Area: 719 km2 332,698 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 8.8 billion $ 6.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3.33% 2.3%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 72,500 482,000
Reserve personnel: 312,500 3,000,000
Available for military: 1,255,902 30,000,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 196 1,509
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,860 2,380
Total artillery: 204 2,524
Self-propelled artillery: 48 280
Rocket artillery: 18 1,094

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 273 274
Fighter aircraft: 27 37
Multirole aircraf: 100 24
Attack aircraft: 0 36
Helicopters: 84 145
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 44 173
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 7
Corvettes: 6 23
Submarines: 4 6

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Vietnam

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).

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.