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Military power of Australia and North Korea

Country: Australia North Korea
Capital: Canberra Pyongyang
Population: 24 399 300 24 895 000
Area: 7 692 024 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
More: Australia military forces description North Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 25 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,88% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 58 061 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 19 338 600 000
Available for military: 5 316 464 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 59 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 580 4 000
Total artillery: 235 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 0 4 500
Rocket artillery: 0 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 450 906
Fighter aircraft: 0 349
Multirole aircraf: 97 35
Attack aircraft: 0 154
Helicopters: 187 202

Navy

Total naval: 49 525
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 6 75

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

North Korea

18 is presumed to be the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; 16-17 is the presumed legal minimum age for voluntary service.