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Military power of South Korea & Switzerland

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South Korea vs Switzerland

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Country: South Korea (KR) Switzerland (CH)
Capital: Seoul Bern
Population: 51,709,098 8,570,146
Area: 100,210 km2 41,285 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 45.5 billion $ 5.3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 0.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 555,000 140,000
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 80,000
Available for military: 13,185,794 1,852,580

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,446 224
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3,290 1,500
Total artillery: 5,958 224
Self-propelled artillery: 1,890 224
Rocket artillery: 214 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,570 193
Fighter aircraft: 151 40
Multirole aircraf: 320 26
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 786 45
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Switzerland

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.

Switzerland

19-26 years of age for male compulsory military service; 18 years of age for voluntary male and female military service; every Swiss male has to serve at least 260 days in the armed forces; conscripts receive 18 weeks of mandatory training, followed by seven 3-week intermittent recalls for training during the next 10 years.