North Korea vs South Korea Military: Where More Superior? – North Korea (North Korea) attacked South Korea (ROK) is not without cause. The attack was related to efforts to discuss North Korea’s nuclear program again and provide assistance.
So far, not too known North Korean military forces. However, some experts predict that the country has weapons of mass destruction and chemical and weighed about 4500 tons per year. Reports indicate North Korea has at least 12 facilities to develop a chemical that is the manufacture of weapons. Pyongyang also placed artillery systems including rocket systems capable of reaching Seoul and also areas that do not enter the military reach of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
Map of North and South Korea Military Strength
The number of Air Force personnel: 85 thousand personnel
The number of Army personnel: 923 thousand personnel
Number of tanks: 3500 units
the number of Navy personnel: 46 thousand
Number of arms: 17,634,000 shoots
Military Cost: 4 billion U.S. dollars
The number of Air Force personnel: 52 thousand personnel
The number of Army personnel: 548 thousand personnel
Number of tanks: 2330 units
the number of Navy personnel: 60 thousand
Number of arms: 10,303,000 shoots
Military Cost: 21 billion U.S. dollars
While South Korea was first interested in developing nuclear technology in 1950 but did not build its nuclear facilities until 1970. The presence of international security changes make South Korea soon develop a nuclear program in the early 1970s. In 1991, Roh Tae Woo declared South Korea would not develop nuclear weapons. However, despite the two Koreas have failed to sign on the Korean Peninsula nuclear abolition. Today, Seoul has 18 nuclear reactors and two others still under construction. (masternation.com)