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Military power of Netherlands and Norway

Country: Netherlands Norway
Capital: Amsterdam Oslo
Population: 17 000 059 5 213 985
Area: 41 543 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Netherlands military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 8,9 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 1,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 59 346 25 000
Reserve personnel: 32 200 46 000
Available for military: 7 728 129 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 18 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 046 514
Total artillery: 57 38
Self-propelled artillery: 57 26
Rocket artillery: 0 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 187 122
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 63 50
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 99 34

Navy

Total naval: 56 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 2 5
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 6

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

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).