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Military power of South Korea & Philippines

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Country: South Korea (KR) Philippines (PH)
Capital: Seoul Manila
Population: 51 446 201 102 984 100
Area: 100 210 km2 300 000 km2
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Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 625 000 125 000
Reserve personnel: 3 100 000 180 000
Available for military: 13 185 794 25 614 135

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2 446 0
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 290 672
Total artillery: 5 958 323
Self-propelled artillery: 1 890 0
Rocket artillery: 214 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1 526 219
Fighter aircraft: 151 12
Multirole aircraf: 265 0
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 786 127

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Navy

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Total naval: 151 129
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 13 3
Corvettes: 16 10
Submarines: 15 0

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Philippines

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.

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).