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Military power of South Korea & Italy

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South Korea vs Italy

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Country: South Korea (KR) Italy (IT)
Capital: Seoul Rome
Population: 51 446 201 60 795 612
Area: 100 210 km2 301 338 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 36,8 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,7% 1,27%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 625 000 177 000
Reserve personnel: 3 100 000 41 867
Available for military: 13 185 794 13 865 688

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2 446 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 290 2 795
Total artillery: 5 958 275
Self-propelled artillery: 1 890 164
Rocket artillery: 214 21

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1 526 811
Fighter aircraft: 151 80
Multirole aircraf: 265 88
Attack aircraft: 0 48
Helicopters: 786 365

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Navy

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Total naval: 151 142
Aircraftcarriers: 1 2
Destroyers: 12 4
Frigates: 13 12
Corvettes: 16 1
Submarines: 15 8

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Italy

Italy 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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.