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Military power of Canada and North Korea

Country: Canada North Korea
Capital: Ottawa Pyongyang
Population: 35 151 728 24 895 000
Area: 9 984 670 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
More: Canada military forces description North Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15,5 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 68 250 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 119 000 600 000
Available for military: 8 031 266 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 146 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 4 000
Total artillery: 161 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 0 4 500
Rocket artillery: 0 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 405 906
Fighter aircraft: 0 349
Multirole aircraf: 103 35
Attack aircraft: 0 154
Helicopters: 165 202

Navy

Total naval: 62 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 4 75

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

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.