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Military power of Germany & South Korea

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Germany vs South Korea

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Country: Germany (DE) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Berlin Seoul
Population: 82 175 700 51 446 201
Area: 357 168 km2 100 210 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 44,3 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 2,7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 178 334 625 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 3 100 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 13 185 794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 328 2 446
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 592 3 290
Total artillery: 440 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 148 1 890
Rocket artillery: 50 214

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 785 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 134 151
Multirole aircraf: 115 265
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 358 786

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Navy

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Total naval: 64 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 10 13
Corvettes: 5 16
Submarines: 6 15

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Nuclear weapons

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.

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.