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Military power of Austria & South Korea

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Austria vs South Korea

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Country: Austria (AT) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Vienna Seoul
Population: 8,935,112 51,709,098
Area: 83,879 km2 100,210 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 3.2 billion $ 45.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0.74% 2.7%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 25,000 555,000
Reserve personnel: 150,000 2,750,000
Available for military: 1,941,110 13,185,794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 56 2,606
Armoured fighting vehicles: 215 4,380
Total artillery: 83 7,468
Self-propelled artillery: 83 3,040
Rocket artillery: 0 574

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 133 1,585
Fighter aircraft: 15 156
Multirole aircraf: 0 371
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 67 757
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 0 195
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 0 18
Corvettes: 0 11
Submarines: 0 22

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Nuclear weapons

Austria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Austria

Registration requirement at age 17, the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; 18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service (6 months), or optionally, alternative civil/community service (9 months); males 18 to 50 years old in the militia or inactive reserve are subject to compulsory service; in a January 2012 referendum, a majority of Austrians voted in favor of retaining the system of compulsory military service (with the option of alternative/non-military service) instead of switching to a professional army system.

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.