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Military power of Canada and Norway

Country: Canada Norway
Capital: Ottawa Oslo
Population: 35 151 728 5 213 985
Area: 9 984 670 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Canada military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 15,5 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1% 1,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 68 250 25 000
Reserve personnel: 119 000 46 000
Available for military: 8 031 266 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 146 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 148 514
Total artillery: 161 38
Self-propelled artillery: 0 26
Rocket artillery: 0 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 405 122
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 103 50
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 165 34

Navy

Total naval: 62 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 12 5
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 6

Military service

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years

Norway

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).