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Military power of Norway and Saudi Arabia

Country: Norway Saudi Arabia
Capital: Oslo Riyadh
Population: 5 213 985 30 770 375
Area: 323 802 km2 2 149 690 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Saudi Arabia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 63,7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 10%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 230 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 325 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 8 240 714

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 1 142×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 9 096
Total artillery: 38 757
Self-propelled artillery: 26 474
Rocket artillery: 12 122

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 862
Fighter aircraft: 0 86
Multirole aircraf: 50 54
Attack aircraft: 0 148
Helicopters: 34 344

Navy

Total naval: 45 27
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 7
Corvettes: 0 4
Submarines: 6 0

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).

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.