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Military power of North Korea and India

Country: North Korea India
Capital: Pyongyang New Delhi
Population: 24 895 000 1 276 267 000
Area: 120 540 km2 3 287 590 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 110–120 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 55,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 2 140 000
Reserve personnel: 600 000 1 155 000
Available for military: 6 515 279 319 129 420

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 4 426×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 5 681
Total artillery: 13 000 5 067
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 290
Rocket artillery: 5 000 292

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 2 216
Fighter aircraft: 349 323
Multirole aircraf: 35 329
Attack aircraft: 154 220
Helicopters: 202 725

Navy

Total naval: 525 214
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 11
Frigates: 6 15
Corvettes: 6 24
Submarines: 75 15

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.

India

16-18 years of age for voluntary military service (Army 17 1/2, Air Force 17, Navy 16 1/2); no conscription; women may join as officers, but for noncombat roles only.