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Military power of Norway and Finland

Country: Norway Finland
Capital: Oslo Helsinki
Population: 5 213 985 5 488 543
Area: 323 802 km2 338 424 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Finland military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 25 000 33 386
Reserve personnel: 46 000 900 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 1 155 368

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 199×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 1 816
Total artillery: 38 908
Self-propelled artillery: 26 120
Rocket artillery: 12 56

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 207
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 50 54
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 27

Navy

Total naval: 45 63
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 0
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 0

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).

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60