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Military power of Spain & South Korea

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Country: Spain (ES) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Madrid Seoul
Population: 46 439 864 51 446 201
Area: 505 990 km2 100 210 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 2,7%

Military budget

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 123 000 625 000
Reserve personnel: 8 200 3 100 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 13 185 794

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 327 2 446
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 384 3 290
Total artillery: 245 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 102 1 890
Rocket artillery: 0 214

Tanks

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 532 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 52 151
Multirole aircraf: 86 265
Attack aircraft: 13 0
Helicopters: 157 786

Total aircraft

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Navy

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Total naval: 76 151
Aircraftcarriers: 1 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 11 13
Corvettes: 0 16
Submarines: 3 15

Total naval

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Nuclear weapons

Spain

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.

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.