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Military power of North Korea and Philippines

Country: North Korea Philippines
Capital: Pyongyang Manila
Population: 24 895 000 102 984 100
Area: 120 540 km2 300 000 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
More: North Korea military forces description Philippines military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 1 190 000 125 000
Reserve personnel: 600 000 131 000
Available for military: 6 515 279 25 614 135

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 0×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 672
Total artillery: 13 000 323
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 0
Rocket artillery: 5 000 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 221
Fighter aircraft: 349 2
Multirole aircraf: 35 0
Attack aircraft: 154 23
Helicopters: 202 124

Navy

Total naval: 525 132
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 4
Corvettes: 6 12
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.

Philippines

17-23 years of age (officers 20-24) for voluntary military service; no conscription; applicants must be single male or female Philippine citizens with either 72 college credit hours (enlisted) or a baccalaureate degree (officers).