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Military power of South Korea & Philippines

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South Korea vs Philippines

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Country: South Korea (KR) Philippines (PH)
Capital: Seoul Manila
Population: 51,709,098 106,651,394
Area: 100,210 km2 300,000 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 45.5 billion $ 4.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 1.2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 555,000 140,000
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 770,000
Available for military: 13,185,794 25,614,135

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,606 0
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,380 672
Total artillery: 7,468 323
Self-propelled artillery: 3,040 0
Rocket artillery: 574 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,585 219
Fighter aircraft: 156 12
Multirole aircraf: 371 0
Attack aircraft: 0 8
Helicopters: 757 127
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 195 129
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 18 3
Corvettes: 11 10
Submarines: 22 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).