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Military power of South Korea & Singapore

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South Korea vs Singapore

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

Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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

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Land Forces

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

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Air Forces

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

Total aircraft

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Singapore

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

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).