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Military power of North Korea and Italy

Country: North Korea Italy
Capital: Pyongyang Rome
Population: 24 895 000 60 795 612
Area: 120 540 km2 301 338 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 37,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 1,27%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 175 900
Reserve personnel: 600 000 41 867
Available for military: 6 515 279 13 865 688

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 200×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 7 361
Total artillery: 13 000 407
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 164
Rocket artillery: 5 000 21

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 954
Fighter aircraft: 349 80
Multirole aircraf: 35 86
Attack aircraft: 154 71
Helicopters: 202 487

Navy

Total naval: 525 148
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 6 14
Corvettes: 6 5
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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.