South Korea from Country Military Database dataset
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Source dataset: Country Military Database dataset , curated by  Vince J

  About South Korea


The defence budget of South Korea is estimated at US$43,891M at around 2.70% of its GDP.

South Korea has the second-largest military force in the world. South Korea has a military of 6,712,500 personnel, with 599,000 active, 3,100,000 in reserve and 3,013,500 from paramilitary forces, making up 130.5 military personnel per 1000 in population. Its per-capita military is the second-highest in the world.

On land, South Korea has a mobile force of 2,514 tanks. For aerial defence, South Korea has an air force of 587 military aircrafts and 273 attack helicopters.

South Korea's naval fleet is the second-largest in Asia. South Korea has a naval fleet of 86 vessels, including 23 non-nuclear submarines. The naval fleet of warships also include 14 frigates, 12 destroyers and 36 corvettes.

 

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