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Military power of South Korea & Germany

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South Korea vs Germany

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Country: South Korea (KR) Germany (DE)
Capital: Seoul Berlin
Population: 51 446 201 82 175 700
Area: 100 210 km2 357 168 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 36,8 billion $ 44,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,7% 1,2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 625 000 178 334
Reserve personnel: 3 100 000 40 000
Available for military: 13 185 794 18 529 299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2 446 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 290 3 592
Total artillery: 5 958 440
Self-propelled artillery: 1 890 148
Rocket artillery: 214 50

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1 526 785
Fighter aircraft: 151 134
Multirole aircraf: 265 115
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 786 358

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Navy

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Total naval: 151 64
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 13 10
Corvettes: 16 5
Submarines: 15 6

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.