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Military power of South Korea & Austria

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South Korea vs Austria

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Country: South Korea (KR) Austria (AT)
Capital: Seoul Vienna
Population: 51,709,098 8,935,112
Area: 100,210 km2 83,879 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 45.5 billion $ 3.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 0.74%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 555,000 25,000
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 150,000
Available for military: 13,185,794 1,941,110

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,606 56
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,380 215
Total artillery: 7,468 83
Self-propelled artillery: 3,040 83
Rocket artillery: 574 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,585 133
Fighter aircraft: 156 15
Multirole aircraf: 371 0
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 757 67
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 195 0
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 18 0
Corvettes: 11 0
Submarines: 22 0

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Austria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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.

Austria

Registration requirement at age 17, the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; 18 is the legal minimum age for compulsory military service (6 months), or optionally, alternative civil/community service (9 months); males 18 to 50 years old in the militia or inactive reserve are subject to compulsory service; in a January 2012 referendum, a majority of Austrians voted in favor of retaining the system of compulsory military service (with the option of alternative/non-military service) instead of switching to a professional army system.