Compare armed forces

Military power of South Korea & Canada

South Korea flag svg Canada flag svg

South Korea vs Canada

Show map
South Korea Canada
Map of the world.
Country: South Korea (KR) Canada (CA)
Capital: Seoul Ottawa
Population: 51,709,098 38,048,738
Area: 100,210 km2 9,984,670 km2
More: South Korea military forces description Canada military forces description
Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

small flag KR KR small flag CA CA
Military budget: 45.5 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 1.4%

Military budget

small flag KR

(USA)

small flag CA

(USA)

More

Manpower

small flag KR KR small flag CA CA
Active personnel: 555,000 67,492
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 36,381
Available for military: 13,185,794 8,031,266

Active

small flag KR

(China)

small flag CA

(China)

More

Land Forces

small flag KR KR small flag CA CA
Tanks: 2,606 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,380 3,148
Total artillery: 7,468 161
Self-propelled artillery: 3,040 0
Rocket artillery: 574 0

Tanks

tank svg
More

Air Forces

small flag KR KR small flag CA CA
Total aircraft: 1,585 405
Fighter aircraft: 156 0
Multirole aircraf: 371 103
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 757 165
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

airplane svg
small flag

(USA)

small flag

(USA)

More

Navy

small flag KR KR small flag CA CA
Total naval: 195 62
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 18 12
Corvettes: 11 0
Submarines: 22 4

Total naval

ship svg
small flag

(China)

small flag

(China)

More

Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Canada

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years