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Military power of Israel and North Korea

Country: Israel North Korea
Capital: Jerusalem Pyongyang
Population: 8 238 300 24 895 000
Area: 20 770 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 200 warheads <10 warheads
More: Israel military forces description North Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 176 500 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 445 000 600 000
Available for military: 1 797 960 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 170 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 4 000
Total artillery: 1 522 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 614 4 500
Rocket artillery: 48 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 789 906
Fighter aircraft: 52 349
Multirole aircraf: 343 35
Attack aircraft: 25 154
Helicopters: 203 202

Navy

Total naval: 74 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 3 6
Submarines: 5 75

Military service

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).

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.