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Military power of South Korea and Pakistan

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

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

Total naval: 151 235
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 13 10
Corvettes: 16 0
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.

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.