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South Korea is a country located in Eastern Asia with an area of 100,210 km2 (land boundries: 237 km and costline 2,413 km). The capital of South Korea is Seoul. The number of inhabitants is 51,709,098.

US-South Korea Mutual Defense Treaty is a cornerstone of South Korea’s security. The Treaty gave the US permission to station land, air, and sea forces in the territory of South Korea. The USA maintained approximately 28,000 military personnel in the country. South Korea has been engaged with NATO through dialogue and security cooperation since 2005 and is considered by NATO to be a global partner. The South Korean military is equipped with a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons systems. The top foreign weapons supplier is the United States and some domestically-produced systems are built under US license.

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Hungary is a country located in Central Europe with an area of 93,030 km2 (land boundries: 2,106 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Hungary is Budapest. The number of inhabitants is 9,730,000.

Hungary joined NATO in 1999. The inventory of the Hungarian Defense Forces consists largely of Soviet-era weapons, with a mix of more modern European and United State equipment.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 44 billion $ 5.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 2.14%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 555,000 37,650
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 20,000
Available for military: 13,185,794 2,349,948

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,606 176
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,380 720
Total artillery: 7,468 298
Self-propelled artillery: 3,040 3
Rocket artillery: 574 0

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,585 65
Fighter aircraft: 156 0
Multirole aircraft: 371 14
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 757 35
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 195 13
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 18 0
Corvettes: 11 0
Submarines: 22 0

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Hungary

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.

Hungary

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; 6-month service obligation.