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Military power of Greece and North Korea

Country: Greece North Korea
Capital: Athens Pyongyang
Population: 10 846 979 24 895 000
Area: 131 990 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 7 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,3% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 143 000 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 216 000 600 000
Available for military: 2 535 174 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 345 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 400 4 000
Total artillery: 1 150 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 535 4 500
Rocket artillery: 152 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 613 906
Fighter aircraft: 41 349
Multirole aircraf: 198 35
Attack aircraft: 0 154
Helicopters: 220 202

Navy

Total naval: 99 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 13 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 11 75

Military service

Greece

19-45 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service.

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.