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Military power of South Korea & Syria

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South Korea vs Syria

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Country: South Korea (KR) Syria (SY)
Capital: Seoul Damascus
Population: 51,709,098 17,500,657
Area: 100,210 km2 185,180 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 45.5 billion $ 1.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 555,000 169,000
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 0
Available for military: 13,185,794 11,550,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,606 4,156
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,380 3,810
Total artillery: 7,468 3,156
Self-propelled artillery: 3,040 424
Rocket artillery: 574 582

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,585 518
Fighter aircraft: 156 110
Multirole aircraf: 371 40
Attack aircraft: 0 96
Helicopters: 757 167
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 195 37
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 18 0
Corvettes: 11 0
Submarines: 22 0

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Syria

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.

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.