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Military power of Norway and Australia

Country: Norway Australia
Capital: Oslo Canberra
Population: 5 213 985 24 399 300
Area: 323 802 km2 7 692 024 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Australia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 1,88%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 58 061
Reserve personnel: 46 000 19 338
Available for military: 1 078 181 5 316 464

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 59×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 2 580
Total artillery: 38 235
Self-propelled artillery: 26 0
Rocket artillery: 12 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 450
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 50 97
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 187

Navy

Total naval: 45 49
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 6

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).

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.