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Military power of Jordan and North Korea

Country: Jordan North Korea
Capital: Amman Pyongyang
Population: 9 915 942 24 895 000
Area: 89 341 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
More: Jordan military forces description North Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 2 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,6% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 110 700 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 65 000 600 000
Available for military: 3 285 575 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 321 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 149 4 000
Total artillery: 621 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 461 4 500
Rocket artillery: 88 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 260 906
Fighter aircraft: 0 349
Multirole aircraf: 46 35
Attack aircraft: 8 154
Helicopters: 126 202

Navy

Total naval: 27 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 0 75

Military service

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.

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.