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Military power of South Korea and Egypt

Country: South Korea Egypt
Capital: Seoul Cairo
Population: 51 446 201 89 810 000
Area: 100 210 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 36,8 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,7% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 625 000 500 000
Reserve personnel: 3 100 000 1 000 000
Available for military: 13 185 794 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 446 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 290 11 454
Total artillery: 5 958 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 1 890 995
Rocket artillery: 214 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 526 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 151 113
Multirole aircraf: 265 241
Attack aircraft: 0 82
Helicopters: 786 260

Navy

Total naval: 151 154
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 13 11
Corvettes: 16 6
Submarines: 15 8

Military service

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.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.