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Military power of Saudi Arabia & South Korea

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Saudi Arabia vs South Korea

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Country: Saudi Arabia (SA) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Riyadh Seoul
Population: 30 770 375 51 446 201
Area: 2 149 690 km2 100 210 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 2,7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 230 000 625 000
Reserve personnel: 325 000 3 100 000
Available for military: 8 240 714 13 185 794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 1 142 2 446
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 3 290
Total artillery: 757 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 474 1 890
Rocket artillery: 122 214

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 855 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 62 151
Multirole aircraf: 54 265
Attack aircraft: 168 0
Helicopters: 341 786

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Navy

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Total naval: 27 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 7 13
Corvettes: 4 16
Submarines: 0 15

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Nuclear weapons

Saudi Arabia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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.