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Military power of North Korea and United Arab Emirates

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Country: North Korea United Arab Emirates
Capital: Pyongyang Abu Dhabi
Population: 24 895 000 5 927 482
Area: 120 540 km2 83 600 km2
Nuclear weapons: <10 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 15 billion $ 22,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 20,8% 5,7%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 190 000 100 000
Reserve personnel: 600 000 0
Available for military: 6 515 279 3 240 000

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Land Forces

Tanks: 6 000 388×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 5 813
Total artillery: 13 000 306
Self-propelled artillery: 4 500 183
Rocket artillery: 5 000 68

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 906 489
Fighter aircraft: 349 0
Multirole aircraf: 35 146
Attack aircraft: 154 0
Helicopters: 202 202

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Navy

Total naval: 525 72
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 0
Corvettes: 6 11
Submarines: 75 0

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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.

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.