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Military power of North Korea and Jordan

Country: North Korea Jordan
Capital: Pyongyang Amman
Population: 24 895 000 9 915 942
Area: 120 540 km2 89 341 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
More: North Korea military forces description Jordan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 4,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 110 700
Reserve personnel: 600 000 65 000
Available for military: 6 515 279 3 285 575

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 1 321×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 3 149
Total artillery: 13 000 621
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 461
Rocket artillery: 5 000 88

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 260
Fighter aircraft: 349 0
Multirole aircraf: 35 46
Attack aircraft: 154 8
Helicopters: 202 126

Navy

Total naval: 525 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 75 0

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.

Jordan

17 years of age for voluntary male military service; initial service term 2 years, with option to reenlist for 18 years; conscription at age 18 suspended in 1999; women are not conscripted, but can volunteer to serve in noncombat military positions in the Royal Jordanian Arab Army Women's Corps and RJAF.