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Singapore Military 2004

Military branches: Army, Navy, Air Force, People's Defense Force
Military manpower - military age and obligation: 18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation to be reduced to 24 months from 30 months beginning December 2004 (June 2004)
Military manpower - availability: males age 15-49: 1,292,471 (2004 est.)
Military manpower - fit for military service: males age 15-49: 934,317 (2004 est.)
Military expenditures - dollar figure: $4.47 billion (FY01 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 4.9% (FY01)

NOTE: The military information regarding Singapore on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Singapore Military 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Singapore Military 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.