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Military power of South Korea & United Arab Emirates

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South Korea vs United Arab Emirates

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Country: South Korea (KR) United Arab Emirates (AE)
Capital: Seoul Abu Dhabi
Population: 51,709,098 9,890,400
Area: 100,210 km2 83,600 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 45.5 billion $ 22.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.7% 5.7%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 555,000 100,000
Reserve personnel: 2,750,000 90,000
Available for military: 13,185,794 3,240,000

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2,606 354
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4,380 8,980
Total artillery: 7,468 398
Self-propelled artillery: 3,040 183
Rocket artillery: 574 139

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 1,585 510
Fighter aircraft: 156 0
Multirole aircraf: 371 137
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 757 215
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 195 79
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 12 0
Frigates: 18 0
Corvettes: 11 9
Submarines: 22 0

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Nuclear weapons

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

United Arab Emirates

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.

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.