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Military power of North Korea and Greece

Country: North Korea Greece
Capital: Pyongyang Athens
Population: 24 895 000 10 846 979
Area: 120 540 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 143 000
Reserve personnel: 600 000 216 000
Available for military: 6 515 279 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 3 400
Total artillery: 13 000 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 535
Rocket artillery: 5 000 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 613
Fighter aircraft: 349 41
Multirole aircraf: 35 198
Attack aircraft: 154 0
Helicopters: 202 220

Navy

Total naval: 525 99
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 13
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 75 11

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.

Greece

19-45 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service.