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Military power of Iran and Norway

Country: Iran Norway
Capital: Tehran Oslo
Population: 78 192 200 5 213 985
Area: 1 648 195 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Iran military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,3 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3% 1,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 550 000 25 000
Reserve personnel: 1 800 000 46 000
Available for military: 23 619 215 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 2 569 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 315 514
Total artillery: 5 383 38
Self-propelled artillery: 320 26
Rocket artillery: 1 493 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 883 122
Fighter aircraft: 151 0
Multirole aircraf: 88 50
Attack aircraft: 49 0
Helicopters: 324 34

Navy

Total naval: 406 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 6 5
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 40 6

Military service

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.

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).