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Military power of North Korea and Ukraine

Country: North Korea Ukraine
Capital: Pyongyang Kiev
Population: 24 895 000 44 429 471
Area: 120 540 km2 603 500 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
More: North Korea military forces description Ukraine military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 5,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 250 000
Reserve personnel: 600 000 85 000
Available for military: 6 515 279 11 149 646

Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 2 857×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 6 731
Total artillery: 13 000 4 202
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 1 366
Rocket artillery: 5 000 796

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 576
Fighter aircraft: 349 39
Multirole aircraf: 35 0
Attack aircraft: 154 26
Helicopters: 202 390

Navy

Total naval: 525 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 1
Corvettes: 6 1
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.

Ukraine

18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months