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Military power of Spain and South Korea

Country: Spain South Korea
Capital: Madrid Seoul
Population: 46 439 864 51 446 201
Area: 505 990 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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.

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.