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Singapore Military 2008

Military branches: Singapore Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force (includes Air Defense) (2008)
Military service age and obligation: 18-21 years of age for male compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 2-year conscript service obligation, with a reserve obligation to age 40 (enlisted) or age 50 (officers) (2008)
Manpower available for military service: males age 16-49: 1,277,862 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 1,038,603 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually: male: 27,742 female: 26,325 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures: 4.9% of GDP (2005 est.)

NOTE: The military information regarding Singapore on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Singapore Military 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Singapore Military 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.