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Military power of South Korea and Spain

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
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Military expenditures

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

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

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.