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Military power of South Korea and Italy

Country: South Korea Italy
Capital: Seoul Rome
Population: 51 446 201 60 795 612
Area: 100 210 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 36,8 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,7% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 625 000 175 900
Reserve personnel: 3 100 000 41 867
Available for military: 13 185 794 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 446 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 290 7 361
Total artillery: 5 958 407
Self-propelled artillery: 1 890 164
Rocket artillery: 214 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 526 954
Fighter aircraft: 151 80
Multirole aircraf: 265 86
Attack aircraft: 0 71
Helicopters: 786 487

Navy

Total naval: 151 148
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 12 4
Frigates: 13 14
Corvettes: 16 5
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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.