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Military power of Spain and North Korea

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

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military 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.

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.