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Singapore Military 2006

Military branches: Singapore Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Republic of Singapore Air Force (includes Air Defense) (2006)
Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation reduced to 24 months beginning December 2004 (2004)
Manpower available for military service: males age 18-49: 1,215,568 (2005 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 18-49: 982,368 (2005 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 4.9% (FY01)

NOTE: The military information regarding Singapore on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Singapore Military 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Singapore Military 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.