Republic o Korea Airmed Forces

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Republic o Korea Airmed Forces
Republic of Korea Armed Forces
대한민국 국군
Daehanminguk Gukgun
Flag of the Republic of Korea Armed Forces.svg
Flag of the Republic of Korea Armed Forces
FoonditAugust 15, 1948
Service branches Republic o Korea Airmy
Republic o Korea Navy
Republic o Korea Air Force
HeidquartersSeoul, Sooth Korea
Commander-in-Chief President Moon Jae-in
Minister of National Defense Song Young-moo
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Jeong Kyeong-doo, ROKAF
Militar ageVoluntary from 18, mandatory 20 to 38 years of age for male, wartime conscription 18–40 years of age
Conscription20–24 months depending on the branch
Active personnel625,000 (2016)[1]
Reserve personnel3,100,000 (2016)[1]
Deployed personnel13 nations, 1,104 troops (2016)
List of major deployment[1]
Budget₩ 38.8421 trillion (2016)[1]
Percent o GDP2.40% (2016)[1]
Domestic suppliersList of major suppliers [2]
Foreign suppliersList of major suppliers
Relatit airticles
HistoryKorean War (1950–1953)
Vietnam War (1964–1973)
Persian Gulf War (1991)
War in Afghanistan (2001–2014)
Iraq War (2003–2008)
RanksMilitary ranks of South Korea
Comparative military ranks of Korea

The The Republic o Korea Airmed Forces are an aa kent as ROK Airmed Forces are the Airmed Forces o Sooth Korea Creautit in 1948, follaein the deevision of Korea, the Republic o Korea Airmed Forces is ane o the lairgest staundin airmed forces in the warld wi a reportit personnel strength of 3,725,000 in 2016 (625,000 active an 3,100,000 reserve).[1] The ROK militar forces are responsible for maintaining the sovereignty an territorial integrity o the republic, but eften engage in humanitarian an disaster-relief efforts nationwide. Mair recently the ROK military began increasin its participation in internaitional affairs, acknowledging its role an responsibility as the eleventh economic power in the warld in terms of GDP. The ROK military haes participatit in various peacekeeping operations, an counter-terrorism operations. It is recognisit as ane o the warld an Asie's maist professional militaries.[citation needit]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "국방백서 2016" (PDF). December 2016.
  2. "방위사업법 제35조(방산업체의 지정 등)에 의하여 지정된 방산업체의 현황". Retrieved 29 August 2014.