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Military power of Italy & South Korea

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Italy vs South Korea

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Country: Italy (IT) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Rome Seoul
Population: 60,317,116 51,709,098
Area: 301,338 km2 100,210 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 28.9 billion $ 45.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.6% 2.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 165,500 555,000
Reserve personnel: 18,300 2,750,000
Available for military: 13,865,688 13,185,794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 200 2,606
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,795 4,380
Total artillery: 275 7,468
Self-propelled artillery: 164 3,040
Rocket artillery: 21 574

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 828 1,585
Fighter aircraft: 80 156
Multirole aircraf: 93 371
Attack aircraft: 48 0
Helicopters: 365 757
UCAV (combat drone): 12 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 142 195
Aircraftcarriers: 2 2
Destroyers: 4 12
Frigates: 12 18
Corvettes: 1 11
Submarines: 8 22

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Nuclear weapons

Italy

Italy 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

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.