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Military power of North Korea and Malaysia

Country: North Korea Malaysia
Capital: Pyongyang Kuala Lumpur
Population: 24 895 000 30 894 900
Area: 120 540 km2 330 803 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
More: North Korea military forces description Malaysia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 3,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 1,16%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 110 000
Reserve personnel: 600 000 296 300
Available for military: 6 515 279 14 817 517

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 74×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 1 261
Total artillery: 13 000 301
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 30
Rocket artillery: 5 000 54

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 274
Fighter aircraft: 349 48
Multirole aircraf: 35 45
Attack aircraft: 154 0
Helicopters: 202 72

Navy

Total naval: 525 63
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 2
Corvettes: 6 6
Submarines: 75 2

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.

Malaysia

17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service (younger with parental consent and proof of age); mandatory retirement age 60; women serve in the Malaysian Armed Forces; no conscription.