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Military power of Italy and Norway

Country: Italy Norway
Capital: Rome Oslo
Population: 60 795 612 5 213 985
Area: 301 338 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Italy military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 37,7 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,27% 1,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 175 900 25 000
Reserve personnel: 41 867 46 000
Available for military: 13 865 688 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 200 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 7 361 514
Total artillery: 407 38
Self-propelled artillery: 164 26
Rocket artillery: 21 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 954 122
Fighter aircraft: 80 0
Multirole aircraf: 86 50
Attack aircraft: 71 0
Helicopters: 487 34

Navy

Total naval: 148 45
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 14 5
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 8 6

Military service

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.

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).