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Military power of Norway and Iran

Country: Norway Iran
Capital: Oslo Tehran
Population: 5 213 985 78 192 200
Area: 323 802 km2 1 648 195 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Iran military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 12,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 550 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 1 800 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 23 619 215

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 2 569×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 1 315
Total artillery: 38 5 383
Self-propelled artillery: 26 320
Rocket artillery: 12 1 493

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 883
Fighter aircraft: 0 151
Multirole aircraf: 50 88
Attack aircraft: 0 49
Helicopters: 34 324

Navy

Total naval: 45 406
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 6
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 6 40

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).

Iran

18 years of age for compulsory military service; 16 years of age for volunteers; 17 years of age for Law Enforcement Forces; 15 years of age for Basij Forces (Popular Mobilization Army); conscript military service obligation is 18 months; women exempt from military service.