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Military of South Korea

Military branches: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps[?], National Maritime Police (Coast Guard)

Military manpower - military age: 18 years of age

Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 14,080,470 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 8,953,984 (2000 est.)

Military manpower - reaching military age annually:
males: 400,032 (2000 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure: $9.9 billion (FY98/99)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 3.2% (FY98/99)

See also : South Korea

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