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Military power of Norway and France

Country: Norway France
Capital: Oslo Paris
Population: 5 213 985 67 013 000
Area: 323 802 km2 640 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 300 warheads
More: Norway military forces description France military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 55,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 2,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 203 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 68 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 14 563 662

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 406×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 6 352
Total artillery: 38 448
Self-propelled artillery: 26 330
Rocket artillery: 12 13

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 1 076
Fighter aircraft: 0 38
Multirole aircraf: 50 150
Attack aircraft: 0 89
Helicopters: 34 512

Navy

Total naval: 45 109
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 10
Frigates: 5 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 10

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).

France

18-25 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; no conscription; 1-year service obligation; women serve in noncombat post.