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Military power of South Korea & Egypt

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South Korea vs Egypt

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Country: South Korea (KR) Egypt (EG)
Capital: Seoul Cairo
Population: 51,709,098 101,576,517
Area: 100,210 km2 1,010,407 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 45.5 billion $ 11 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 2.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 555,000 438,500
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 479,000
Available for military: 13,185,794 41,157,220

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,446 3,044
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,290 11,454
Total artillery: 5,958 4,000
Self-propelled artillery: 1,890 889
Rocket artillery: 214 1,322

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,570 1,373
Fighter aircraft: 151 113
Multirole aircraf: 320 252
Attack aircraft: 0 121
Helicopters: 786 306
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 151 128
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 13 9
Corvettes: 16 4
Submarines: 15 8

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Egypt

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.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.