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Military power of Egypt and North Korea

Country: Egypt North Korea
Capital: Cairo Pyongyang
Population: 89 810 000 24 895 000
Area: 1 010 407 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
More: Egypt military forces description North Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,85 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,4% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 500 000 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 1 000 000 600 000
Available for military: 41 157 220 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 3 914 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 11 454 4 000
Total artillery: 5 813 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 995 4 500
Rocket artillery: 1 322 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 277 906
Fighter aircraft: 113 349
Multirole aircraf: 241 35
Attack aircraft: 82 154
Helicopters: 260 202

Navy

Total naval: 154 525
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 6
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 8 75

Military service

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.

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.