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Korean Armed forces

North Korea
Capital: Pyongyang
Area: 120 540 km2
Population: 24 895 000
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Military budget
15 billion $
Percent of GDP
20,8
Nuclear weapons
<10 warheads
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.
Active personnel
1 190 000
Reserve personnel
600 000
Available for military
6 515 279
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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 gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.
Tanks
6 000
AFVs
4 000
Total artillery
13 000
Self-propelled guns
4 500
Rocket artillery
5 000
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
-Ch'ŏnma-ho1000
-T-62 M1000
-Type 63-
-Type-82-

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-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
-BMD-20-
-BM-24500
-KN-09-

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.
Total aircraft
906
Fighters
349
Multirole aircraft
35
Attack aircraft
154
Helicopters
202
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Shenyang J-697
-Shenyang F-5106

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Ilyushin Il-2880
-Sukhoi Su-718

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-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
525
Aircraft carriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
6
Corvettes
6
Submarines
75
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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