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Military power of Norway and Spain

Country: Norway Spain
Capital: Oslo Madrid
Population: 5 213 985 46 439 864
Area: 323 802 km2 505 990 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Spain military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 7,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 0,6%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 204 692
Reserve personnel: 46 000 16 200
Available for military: 1 078 181 11 759 557

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 327×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 2 530
Total artillery: 38 239
Self-propelled artillery: 26 96
Rocket artillery: 12 0

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 533
Fighter aircraft: 0 48
Multirole aircraf: 50 86
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 179

Navy

Total naval: 45 54
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 11
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 3

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).

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.