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Military power of United Arab Emirates and South Korea

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

Total naval: 72 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 11 16
Submarines: 0 15

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.

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.