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Military power of Pakistan and North Korea

Country: Pakistan North Korea
Capital: Islamabad Pyongyang
Population: 199 085 847 24 895 000
Area: 796 095 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 120–130 warheads <10 warheads
More: Pakistan military forces description North Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,5% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 643 800 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 513 000 600 000
Available for military: 48 453 305 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 624 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 890 4 000
Total artillery: 3 827 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 415 4 500
Rocket artillery: 134 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 1 380 906
Fighter aircraft: 186 349
Multirole aircraf: 210 35
Attack aircraft: 82 154
Helicopters: 583 202

Navy

Total naval: 235 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 8 75

Military service

Pakistan

16-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; the Pakistan Air Force recruits aviation technicians at age 15; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52.

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.