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Military power of Norway and North Korea

Country: Norway North Korea
Capital: Oslo Pyongyang
Population: 5 213 985 24 895 000
Area: 323 802 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
More: Norway military forces description North Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 600 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 4 000
Total artillery: 38 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 26 4 500
Rocket artillery: 12 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 906
Fighter aircraft: 0 349
Multirole aircraf: 50 35
Attack aircraft: 0 154
Helicopters: 34 202

Navy

Total naval: 45 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 6
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 6 75

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).

North Korea

18 is presumed to be the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; 16-17 is the presumed legal minimum age for voluntary service.