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Norwegian Armed forces

Norway
Population
Military budget
Active personnel
Nuclear weapons
5 213 985
7,2 billion $
25 000
0 warheads
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Basic informations

Capital: Oslo
Area: 323 802 km2
Population: 5 213 985
Etnic groups: Norwegian 86%, other 14%
Religions: Church of Norway (Evangelical Lutheran - official) 82.1%, other Christian 3.9%, Muslim 2.3%, Roman Catholic 1.8%, other 2.4%, unspecified 7.5%

Military branches

(Forsvaret) Norwegian Army (Haeren), Royal Norwegian Navy (Kongelige Norske Sjoeforsvaret, RNoN; includes Coastal Rangers and Coast Guard (Kystvakt)), Royal Norwegian Air Force (Kongelige Norske Luftforsvaret, RNoAF), Home Guard (Heimevernet, HV).

Military service

18-44 years of age for male compulsory military service (55 years of age if you are an officer); 16 years of age in wartime; 17 years of age for male volunteers; 18 years of age for women. 19-month service with 12-month service obligation. Around 50% of conscripts are enrolled in the Home Guard, for a 7-month period (spread out over many years).

Military expenditures

Military budget
7,2 billion $

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Percent of GDP
1,4

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Manpower

Active personnel
25 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Reserve
46 000

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Available
1 078 181

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Land Forces

Tanks
52

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

AFV
514

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Artillery
38

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Self-propelled guns
26

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Rocket artillery
12

% of the highest value in the world (North Korea)

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-ATF Dingo20

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber

Air Forces

Total aircraft
125

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Fighters
0

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Multirole
53

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Attack
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Helicopters
34

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Attack and bomber aircraft

TypeNameNumber
-Rockwell OV-10 Bronco10
-SF-260TP10
-SIAI Marchetti S-2113

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-Bell 41218
-Westland Sea King11

Navy

Total naval
45

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Aircraftcarriers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Destroyers
0

% of the highest value in the world (USA)

Frigates
5

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Corvettes
0

% of the highest value in the world (Russia)

Submarines
6

% of the highest value in the world (China)

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.

Aircraftcarriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
--

Submarines

TypeNameNumber