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Military power of Canada & South Korea

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Canada vs South Korea

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Country: Canada (CA) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Ottawa Seoul
Population: 38,048,738 51,709,098
Area: 9,984,670 km2 100,210 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 22.8 billion $ 45.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.4% 2.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 67,492 555,000
Reserve personnel: 36,381 2,750,000
Available for military: 8,031,266 13,185,794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 146 2,606
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,148 4,380
Total artillery: 161 7,468
Self-propelled artillery: 0 3,040
Rocket artillery: 0 574

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 405 1,585
Fighter aircraft: 0 156
Multirole aircraf: 103 371
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 757
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 62 195
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 12 18
Corvettes: 0 11
Submarines: 4 22

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Nuclear weapons

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Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

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.