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Korean Armed forces

Map of North Korea
www.cia.gov
Population: 24 895 000
Area: 120 540 km2
Capital: Pyongyang

Ethnic groups: racially homogeneous

Religions: traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo

Military branches: (조선인민군) Ground Forces, Navy, Air Force; civil security forces.

Military service age and obligation: 18 is presumed to be the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; 16-17 is the presumed legal minimum age for voluntary service.
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Military budget:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu15 billion $

Percent of GDP:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu20,8%


Active personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1 190 000

Reserve personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu600 000

Available for military:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu6 515 279


Possession of nuclear weapons:
YES

Warheads:
<10

Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled and rocket artillery.
Tanks:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu6 000

Armoured fighting vehicles:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu4 000


Total artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu13 000

Self-propelled artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu4 500

Rocket artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu5 000


Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
P'okpung-ho500
-Ch'ŏnma-ho1000
T-552000
-T-62 M1000
Type 591000
PT-76500
-Type 63-
-Type-82-

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
BMP-1200
BTR-80A100
-M1992-
-VTT-323-
-M-2010-
-BTR-152-
-BTR-50P-
-BTR-60PB1000
-Type 55-
-Type 63 APC500

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
-M-1992-
-M-1991-
-M-1981-

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
Type 634000
M-1985-
BM-11-
-BMD-20-
-BM-24500
-KN-09-

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircrafts and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircrafts. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu906


Fighter aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu349

Multirole aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu35

Attack aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu154

Helicopters:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu202


Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
Chengdu J-7120
-Shenyang J-697
-Shenyang F-5106
MiG-2126

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
MiG-2935

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Ilyushin Il-2880
MiG-2356
-Sukhoi Su-718
Sukhoi Su-2534

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
Mil Mi-2420
-Mil Mi-264
-Mil Mi-148
-Mil Mi-840
-PZL Mi-246
-MD 50084

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu525


Aircraft carriers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Destroyers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Frigates:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu6

Corvettes:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu6

Submarines:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu75


Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Krivak-class1
-Najin-class2
-Soho-class1
-Nampo-class2

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
-Sariwon-class4
-Tral-class2

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Sang-O-class40
-Sinpo-class1
-Yono-class10
-Yugo-class-
-Type-03322
-Whiskey-class4
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