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Military power of Norway and Russia

Country: Norway Russia
Capital: Oslo Moscow
Population: 5 213 985 144 554 993
Area: 323 802 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Russia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 771 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 30 201
Total artillery: 38 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 26 5 943
Rocket artillery: 12 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 0 629
Multirole aircraf: 50 428
Attack aircraft: 0 752
Helicopters: 34 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 45 313
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 5 6
Corvettes: 0 83
Submarines: 6 61

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).

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.