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Military power of Norway and Germany

Country: Norway Germany
Capital: Oslo Berlin
Population: 5 213 985 82 175 700
Area: 323 802 km2 357 168 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Germany military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 41,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 178 334
Reserve personnel: 46 000 40 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 18 529 299

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 328×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 3 357
Total artillery: 38 441
Self-propelled artillery: 26 149
Rocket artillery: 12 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 776
Fighter aircraft: 0 125
Multirole aircraf: 50 93
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 380

Navy

Total naval: 45 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 10
Corvettes: 0 5
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).

Germany

17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.