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Military power of Jordan and South Korea

Country: Jordan South Korea
Capital: Amman Seoul
Population: 9 915 942 51 446 201
Area: 89 341 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description South Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 2,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 625 000
Reserve personnel: 65 000 3 100 000
Available for military: 3 285 575 13 185 794

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 2 446×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 3 290
Total artillery: 621 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 461 1 890
Rocket artillery: 88 214

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 0 151
Multirole aircraf: 46 265
Attack aircraft: 8 0
Helicopters: 126 786

Navy

Total naval: 27 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 0 16
Submarines: 0 15

Military service

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.

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.