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Military power of North Korea and Spain

Country: North Korea Spain
Capital: Pyongyang Madrid
Population: 24 895 000 46 439 864
Area: 120 540 km2 505 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 0,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 204 692
Reserve personnel: 600 000 16 200
Available for military: 6 515 279 11 759 557

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 327×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 2 530
Total artillery: 13 000 239
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 96
Rocket artillery: 5 000 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 533
Fighter aircraft: 349 48
Multirole aircraf: 35 86
Attack aircraft: 154 0
Helicopters: 202 179

Navy

Total naval: 525 54
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 11
Corvettes: 6 0
Submarines: 75 3

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.

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.