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Military power of Norway and Netherlands

Country: Norway Netherlands
Capital: Oslo Amsterdam
Population: 5 213 985 17 000 059
Area: 323 802 km2 41 543 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Netherlands military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 8,9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 1,2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 59 346
Reserve personnel: 46 000 32 200
Available for military: 1 078 181 7 728 129

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 18×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 1 046
Total artillery: 38 57
Self-propelled artillery: 26 57
Rocket artillery: 12 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 187
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 50 63
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 99

Navy

Total naval: 45 56
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 5 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 4

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).

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.