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Military power of Norway and Japan

Country: Norway Japan
Capital: Oslo Tokyo
Population: 5 213 985 126 880 000
Area: 323 802 km2 377 944 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Japan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 46,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 1%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 46 000 56 100
Available for military: 1 078 181 27 301 443

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 686×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 2 905
Total artillery: 38 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 26 226
Rocket artillery: 12 99

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 0 154
Multirole aircraf: 50 134
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 719

Navy

Total naval: 45 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 5 0
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 6 17

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).

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.