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Military power of Finland & South Korea

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Finland vs South Korea

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Country: Finland (FI) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Helsinki Seoul
Population: 5,536,146 51,709,098
Area: 338,424 km2 100,210 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.8 billion $ 45.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.15% 2.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 21,500 555,000
Reserve personnel: 900,000 2,750,000
Available for military: 1,155,368 13,185,794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 199 2,446
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,836 3,290
Total artillery: 908 5,958
Self-propelled artillery: 120 1,890
Rocket artillery: 56 214

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 208 1,570
Fighter aircraft: 0 151
Multirole aircraf: 55 320
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 27 786
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 64 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 0 13
Corvettes: 0 16
Submarines: 0 15

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Nuclear weapons

Finland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60

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.