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South Korea vs Turkey and Azerbaijan

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South Korea is a country located in Eastern Asia with an area of 100,210 km2 (land boundries: 237 km and costline 2,413 km). The capital of South Korea is Seoul. The number of inhabitants is 51,709,098.

US-South Korea Mutual Defense Treaty is a cornerstone of South Korea’s security. The Treaty gave the US permission to station land, air, and sea forces in the territory of South Korea. The USA maintained approximately 28,000 military personnel in the country. South Korea has been engaged with NATO through dialogue and security cooperation since 2005 and is considered by NATO to be a global partner. The South Korean military is equipped with a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons systems. The top foreign weapons supplier is the United States and some domestically-produced systems are built under US license.

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The Agreement on Strategic Partnership and Mutual Support between Azerbaijan and Turkey for strategic partnership. The pact was signed on 16 August 2010 and will expire 16 August 2030. Under the terms of the treaty, Turkey and Azerbaijan will support each other in the case of a military attack or aggression against either of the countries.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 45.5 billion $ 24.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 0%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 555,000 481,200
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 708,700
Available for military: 13,185,794 24,079,077

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,606 3,957
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,380 13,813
Total artillery: 7,468 3,430
Self-propelled artillery: 3,040 1,210
Rocket artillery: 574 722

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,585 1,749
Fighter aircraft: 156 53
Multirole aircraf: 371 260
Attack aircraft: 0 11
Helicopters: 757 773
UCAV (combat drone): 0 172

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 195 185
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 18 17
Corvettes: 11 10
Submarines: 22 16

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Turkey and Azerbaijan

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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.

Turkey and Azerbaijan

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