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Military power of North Korea and Egypt

Country: North Korea Egypt
Capital: Pyongyang Cairo
Population: 24 895 000 89 810 000
Area: 120 540 km2 1 010 407 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 7,85 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 2,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 500 000
Reserve personnel: 600 000 1 000 000
Available for military: 6 515 279 41 157 220

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 3 914×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 11 454
Total artillery: 13 000 5 813
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 995
Rocket artillery: 5 000 1 322

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 1 277
Fighter aircraft: 349 113
Multirole aircraf: 35 241
Attack aircraft: 154 82
Helicopters: 202 260

Navy

Total naval: 525 154
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 11
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 75 8

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.

Egypt

18-30 years of age for male conscript military service; service obligation - 18-36 months, followed by a 9-year reserve obligation; voluntary enlistment possible from age 16.