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Military power of Venezuela and South Korea

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Country: Venezuela South Korea
Capital: Caracas Seoul
Population: 31 568 179 51 446 201
Area: 916 445 km2 100 210 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 4 billion $ 36,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 2,7%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 323 000 625 000
Reserve personnel: 400 000 3 100 000
Available for military: 8 000 000 13 185 794

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Land Forces

Tanks: 312 2 446×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 152 3 290
Total artillery: 200 5 958
Self-propelled artillery: 60 1 890
Rocket artillery: 36 214

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 456 1 526
Fighter aircraft: 0 151
Multirole aircraf: 42 265
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 102 786

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Navy

Total naval: 37 151
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 12
Frigates: 3 13
Corvettes: 4 16
Submarines: 2 15

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Military service

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.

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.