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Military power of Norway and Greece

Country: Norway Greece
Capital: Oslo Athens
Population: 5 213 985 10 846 979
Area: 323 802 km2 131 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Greece military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 25 000 143 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 216 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 2 535 174

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 1 345×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 3 400
Total artillery: 38 1 150
Self-propelled artillery: 26 535
Rocket artillery: 12 152

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 613
Fighter aircraft: 0 41
Multirole aircraf: 50 198
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 220

Navy

Total naval: 45 99
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 13
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 11

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).

Greece

19-45 years of age for compulsory military service; during wartime the law allows for recruitment beginning January of the year of inductee's 18th birthday, thus including 17 year olds; 18 years of age for volunteers; conscript service obligation is 1 year for the Army and 9 months for the Air Force and Navy; women are eligible for voluntary military service.