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Korean Armed forces

South Korea
Capital: Seoul
Area: 100 210 km2
Population: 51 446 201
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Military budget
36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP
2,7
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
Military branches: (대한민국 국군) Republic of Korea Army, Navy (includes Marine Corps), Air Force.

Military service age and obligation: 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.
Active personnel
625 000
Reserve personnel
3 100 000
Available for military
13 185 794
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Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.
Tanks
2 446
AFVs
3 290
Total artillery
5 958
Self-propelled guns
1 890
Rocket artillery
214
Current equipment main models

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-K2001700
K21300
BMP-370
-KM900400
M113(K1)400
-KM900 / 901400
-Barracuda10
MaxxPro10

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
K551040
K9 Thunder850

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
-K136156
M27058
-MGM-140 ATACMS-
-Hyunmoo-1-2-3-
-K239 Chunmoo-

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft
1 526
Fighters
151
Multirole aircraft
265
Attack aircraft
0
Helicopters
766
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Northrop F-5158

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Boeing F-15E60
F-4 Phantom II71
F-16118
F-35A-
-KAI T-5060

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
AH-1 Cobra75
AH-64 Apache36
-MD-500MD282
CH-47 Chinook37
UH-1129
UH-60105
-KAI KUH-1 Surion48
-Sikorsky S-7029
-Messerschmitt Bo 10512
-Kamov Ka-277
-Eurocopter AS3323
-Bell 4123

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
151
Aircraft carriers
1
Destroyers
12
Frigates
13
Corvettes
16
Submarines
15
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
Dokdo-class LPH1

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
-Gwanggaeto the Great-class 3
-Chungmugong Yi Sun-shin-class6
Sejong the Great-class3

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Ulsan-class frigate8
Incheon-class 3

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
Pohang-class19

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
Chang Bogo-class9
-Son Wonil-class6
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