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Military power of South Korea and Jordan

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

Total naval: 151 27
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.

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.