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Military power of Italy and North Korea

Country: Italy North Korea
Capital: Rome Pyongyang
Population: 60 795 612 24 895 000
Area: 301 338 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 41 867 600 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 4 000
Total artillery: 407 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 164 4 500
Rocket artillery: 21 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 906
Fighter aircraft: 80 349
Multirole aircraf: 86 35
Attack aircraft: 71 154
Helicopters: 487 202

Navy

Total naval: 148 525
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 14 6
Corvettes: 5 6
Submarines: 8 75

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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.