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Military power of Norway and Poland

Country: Norway Poland
Capital: Oslo Warsaw
Population: 5 213 985 38 454 576
Area: 323 802 km2 312 679 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Poland military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 25 000 120 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 515 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 10 500 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 1 065×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 2 358
Total artillery: 38 706
Self-propelled artillery: 26 454
Rocket artillery: 12 180

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 539
Fighter aircraft: 0 32
Multirole aircraf: 50 48
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 34 283

Navy

Total naval: 45 83
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 2
Corvettes: 0 1
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).

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.