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Military power of Norway and Canada

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

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).

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