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Military power of North Korea and Poland

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Country: North Korea Poland
Capital: Pyongyang Warsaw
Population: 24 895 000 38 454 576
Area: 120 540 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 12,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 2%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 120 000
Reserve personnel: 600 000 515 000
Available for military: 6 515 279 10 500 000

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Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 1 009×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 2 400
Total artillery: 13 000 729
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 477
Rocket artillery: 5 000 180

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 416
Fighter aircraft: 349 30
Multirole aircraf: 35 48
Attack aircraft: 154 32
Helicopters: 202 182

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Navy

Total naval: 525 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 2
Corvettes: 6 1
Submarines: 75 3

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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.

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.