We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of South Korea and Spain

Lack of map.
Country: South Korea Spain
Capital: Seoul Madrid
Population: 51 446 201 46 439 864
Area: 100 210 km2 505 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: South Korea military forces description Spain military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 36,8 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,7% 0,6%

Military budget

More

Manpower

Active personnel: 625 000 204 692
Reserve personnel: 3 100 000 16 200
Available for military: 13 185 794 11 759 557

Active

More

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 446 327×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 290 2 530
Total artillery: 5 958 239
Self-propelled artillery: 1 890 96
Rocket artillery: 214 0

Tanks

More

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 526 533
Fighter aircraft: 151 48
Multirole aircraf: 265 86
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 786 179

Total aircraft

More

Navy

Total naval: 151 54
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 13 11
Corvettes: 16 0
Submarines: 15 3

Total naval

More

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.

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.