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Military power of South Korea and Finland

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

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