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Egypt vs South Korea

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Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa with an area of 1,010,407 km2 (land boundries: 2,612 km and costline 2,450 km). The capital of Egypt is Cairo. The number of inhabitants is 101,576,517.

Egypt has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the US. The EAF's inventory is comprised of a mix of domestically produced, imported Soviet-era, and more modern, particularly Western, weapons systems. The leading suppliers of military hardware to Egypt are France, Russia, and the United States.

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South Korea is a country located in Eastern Asia with an area of 100,210 km2 (land boundries: 237 km and costline 2,413 km). The capital of South Korea is Seoul. The number of inhabitants is 51,709,098.

US-South Korea Mutual Defense Treaty is a cornerstone of South Korea’s security. The Treaty gave the US permission to station land, air, and sea forces in the territory of South Korea. The USA maintained approximately 28,000 military personnel in the country. South Korea has been engaged with NATO through dialogue and security cooperation since 2005 and is considered by NATO to be a global partner. The South Korean military is equipped with a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons systems. The top foreign weapons supplier is the United States and some domestically-produced systems are built under US license.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 11 billion $ 45.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 2.7%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 438,500 555,000
Reserve personnel: 479,000 2,750,000
Available for military: 41,157,220 13,185,794

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 3,789 2,606
Armoured fighting vehicles: 8,699 4,380
Total artillery: 4,328 7,468
Self-propelled artillery: 889 3,040
Rocket artillery: 1,250 574

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,103 1,585
Fighter aircraft: 44 156
Multirole aircraf: 278 371
Attack aircraft: 121 0
Helicopters: 310 757
UCAV (combat drone): 32 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 193 195
Aircraftcarriers: 2 2
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 14 18
Corvettes: 7 11
Submarines: 8 22

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Egypt

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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.