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Military power of Finland and South Korea

Country: Finland South Korea
Capital: Helsinki Seoul
Population: 5 488 543 51 446 201
Area: 338 424 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Finland military forces description South Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 3,1 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,3% 2,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 33 386 625 000
Reserve personnel: 900 000 3 100 000
Available for military: 1 155 368 13 185 794

Land Forces

Tanks: 199 2 446×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 816 3 290
Total artillery: 908 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 120 1 890
Rocket artillery: 56 214

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 207 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 0 151
Multirole aircraf: 54 265
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 27 786

Navy

Total naval: 63 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 0 16
Submarines: 0 15

Military service

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60

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.