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Military power of India and North Korea

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Country: India North Korea
Capital: New Delhi Pyongyang
Population: 1 276 267 000 24 895 000
Area: 3 287 590 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 110–120 warheads <10 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 55,9 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 20,8%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 2 140 000 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 1 155 000 600 000
Available for military: 319 129 420 6 515 279

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Land Forces

Tanks: 4 426 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 681 4 000
Total artillery: 5 067 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 290 4 500
Rocket artillery: 292 5 000

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 2 216 906
Fighter aircraft: 323 349
Multirole aircraf: 329 35
Attack aircraft: 220 154
Helicopters: 725 202

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Navy

Total naval: 214 525
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 11 0
Frigates: 15 6
Corvettes: 24 6
Submarines: 15 75

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Military service

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.

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.