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Military power of North Korea and Israel

Country: North Korea Israel
Capital: Pyongyang Jerusalem
Population: 24 895 000 8 238 300
Area: 120 540 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 200 warheads
More: North Korea military forces description Israel military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 600 000 445 000
Available for military: 6 515 279 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 6 766
Total artillery: 13 000 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 614
Rocket artillery: 5 000 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 789
Fighter aircraft: 349 52
Multirole aircraf: 35 343
Attack aircraft: 154 25
Helicopters: 202 203

Navy

Total naval: 525 74
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 75 5

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).