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Military power of Russia and South Korea

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Country: Russia South Korea
Capital: Moscow Seoul
Population: 144 554 993 51 446 201
Area: 17 098 242 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 66,3 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,3% 2,7%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 625 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 3 100 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 13 185 794

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Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 2 446×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 27 335 3 290
Total artillery: 14 557 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 5 955 1 890
Rocket artillery: 4 032 214

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 441 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 751 151
Multirole aircraf: 526 265
Attack aircraft: 783 0
Helicopters: 1 505 786

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Navy

Total naval: 314 151
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 18 12
Frigates: 10 13
Corvettes: 83 16
Submarines: 59 15

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Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

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.