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Military power of North Korea and Canada

Country: North Korea Canada
Capital: Pyongyang Ottawa
Population: 24 895 000 35 151 728
Area: 120 540 km2 9 984 670 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
More: North Korea military forces description Canada military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 68 250
Reserve personnel: 600 000 119 000
Available for military: 6 515 279 8 031 266

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 146×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 3 148
Total artillery: 13 000 161
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 0
Rocket artillery: 5 000 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 405
Fighter aircraft: 349 0
Multirole aircraf: 35 103
Attack aircraft: 154 0
Helicopters: 202 165

Navy

Total naval: 525 62
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 12
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 75 4

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.

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years