Compare armed forces

Military power of Syria & South Korea

Syria flag svg South Korea flag svg

Syria vs South Korea

Show map
Syria South Korea
Map of the world.
Country: Syria (SY) South Korea (KR)
Capital: Damascus Seoul
Population: 17,500,657 51,709,098
Area: 185,180 km2 100,210 km2
More: Syria military forces description South Korea military forces description
Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

small flag SY SY small flag KR KR
Military budget: 1.8 billion $ 45.5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 2.7%

Military budget

small flag SY

(USA)

small flag KR

(USA)

More

Manpower

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

Active

small flag SY

(China)

small flag KR

(China)

More

Land Forces

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

Tanks

tank svg
More

Air Forces

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

Total aircraft

airplane svg
small flag

(USA)

small flag

(USA)

More

Navy

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

Total naval

ship svg
small flag

(China)

small flag

(China)

More

Nuclear weapons

Syria

Does not have nuclear weapons.

South Korea

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

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.