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Military power of Norway and Israel

Country: Norway Israel
Capital: Oslo Jerusalem
Population: 5 213 985 8 238 300
Area: 323 802 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 200 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Israel military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 5,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 176 500
Reserve personnel: 46 000 445 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 6 766
Total artillery: 38 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 26 614
Rocket artillery: 12 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 789
Fighter aircraft: 0 52
Multirole aircraf: 50 343
Attack aircraft: 0 25
Helicopters: 34 203

Navy

Total naval: 45 74
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 0
Corvettes: 0 3
Submarines: 6 5

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).

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).