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The China-DPRK Treaty on Friendship is a treaty signed on 11 July 1961 between North Korea and China. The treaty obligates China militarily to defend North Korea and vice versa.North Korea enjoys a close relationship with China which is often called North Korea's closest ally. The relations were strained in the last few years because of China's concerns about North Korea's nuclear program. Both countries have nuclear weapons.

Belarus is a country located in Eastern Europe with an area of 207,595 km2 (land boundries: 3,599 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Belarus is Minsk. The number of inhabitants is 9,349,645.

Belarus has close security ties with Russia. In 2022, Belarus allowed Russian military forces to stage on its territory during its invasion of Ukraine. Russia is the principal supplier of arms to Belarus, and Belarusian troops reportedly train on Russian equipment. The inventory of the Belarus Armed Forces is comprised mostly of Russian andSoviet-origin equipment, and since 2010 Russia is the leading provider of arms. Belarus's defense industry manufactures some equipment (mostly modernized Soviet designs).

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 253.3 billion $ 0.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 1.2%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 3,465,000 62,000
Reserve personnel: 8,600,000 344,750
Available for military: 392,336,380 2,500,000

Active

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 11,750 652
Armoured fighting vehicles: 18,130 1,871
Total artillery: 20,094 1,041
Self-propelled artillery: 7,220 440
Rocket artillery: 7,140 371

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 5,590 199
Fighter aircraft: 1,398 34
Multirole aircraft: 1,165 4
Attack aircraft: 308 67
Helicopters: 1,557 68
UCAV (combat drone): 151 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 1,709 0
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 56 0
Corvettes: 81 0
Submarines: 146 0

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

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Belarus

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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Belarus

18-27 years of age for compulsory military or alternative service; conscript service obligation is 12-18 months, depending on academic qualifications, and 24-36 months for alternative service, depending on academic qualifications; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.