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Military power of Syria and North Korea

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Country: Syria North Korea
Capital: Damascus Pyongyang
Population: 17 064 854 24 895 000
Area: 185 180 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
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Military expenditures

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

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Manpower

Active personnel: 150 000 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 0 600 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 6 515 279

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Land Forces

Tanks: 4 156 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 810 4 000
Total artillery: 3 156 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 424 4 500
Rocket artillery: 582 5 000

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 518 906
Fighter aircraft: 110 349
Multirole aircraf: 40 35
Attack aircraft: 96 154
Helicopters: 167 202

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Navy

Total naval: 37 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 0 75

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Military service

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.

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.