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Military power of South Korea and United Arab Emirates

Country: South Korea United Arab Emirates
Capital: Seoul Abu Dhabi
Population: 51 446 201 5 927 482
Area: 100 210 km2 83 600 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: South Korea military forces description United Arab Emirates military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 36,8 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,7% 5,7%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 625 000 100 000
Reserve personnel: 3 100 000 0
Available for military: 13 185 794 3 240 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 446 388×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 290 5 813
Total artillery: 5 958 306
Self-propelled artillery: 1 890 183
Rocket artillery: 214 68

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 526 489
Fighter aircraft: 151 0
Multirole aircraf: 265 146
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 786 202

Navy

Total naval: 151 72
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 13 0
Corvettes: 16 11
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.

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.