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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.

Finland is a country located in Northern Europe with an area of 338,424 km2 (land boundries: 2,563 km and costline 1,250 km). The capital of Finland is Helsinki. The number of inhabitants is 5,536,146.

Finland was not a member of NATO, but Finland and NATO actively cooperated in peace-support operations, exercised together, and exchanged analysis and information. Finland is a signatory of the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP). On 5 July 2022, NATO signed the accession protocol for Finland to join the alliance. The inventory of the Finnish Defense Forces consists of a wide mix of mostly modern US, European, and domestically-produced weapons systems.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 294.6 billion $ 6.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0% 2.3%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 3,315,000 24,000
Reserve personnel: 2,600,000 870,000
Available for military: 392,336,380 1,155,368

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 11,750 239
Armoured fighting vehicles: 18,130 2,020
Total artillery: 20,094 821
Self-propelled artillery: 7,220 97
Rocket artillery: 7,140 62

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: 5,590 158
Fighter aircraft: 1,398 0
Multirole aircraft: 1,165 55
Attack aircraft: 308 0
Helicopters: 1,557 27
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: 1,709 170
Aircraftcarriers: 4 0
Destroyers: 38 0
Frigates: 56 0
Corvettes: 81 2
Submarines: 146 0

Total naval

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

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Finland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60