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Military power of Pakistan and South Korea

Country: Pakistan South Korea
Capital: Islamabad Seoul
Population: 199 085 847 51 446 201
Area: 796 095 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads 0 warheads
More: Pakistan military forces description South Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 2,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 625 000
Reserve personnel: 513 000 3 100 000
Available for military: 48 453 305 13 185 794

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 2 446×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 3 290
Total artillery: 3 827 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 415 1 890
Rocket artillery: 134 214

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 186 151
Multirole aircraf: 210 265
Attack aircraft: 82 0
Helicopters: 583 786

Navy

Total naval: 235 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 10 13
Corvettes: 0 16
Submarines: 8 15

Military service

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.

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.