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Military power of Ukraine and South Korea

Country: Ukraine South Korea
Capital: Kiev Seoul
Population: 44 429 471 51 446 201
Area: 603 500 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Ukraine military forces description South Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 250 000 625 000
Reserve personnel: 85 000 3 100 000
Available for military: 11 149 646 13 185 794

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 857 2 446×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 731 3 290
Total artillery: 4 202 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 1 366 1 890
Rocket artillery: 796 214

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 576 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 39 151
Multirole aircraf: 0 265
Attack aircraft: 26 0
Helicopters: 390 786

Navy

Total naval: 27 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 1 13
Corvettes: 1 16
Submarines: 0 15

Military service

Ukraine

18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months

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.