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Military power of Ukraine and North Korea

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

Total naval: 27 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 1 6
Corvettes: 1 6
Submarines: 0 75

Military service

Ukraine

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

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.