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Military power of Norway and Syria

Country: Norway Syria
Capital: Oslo Damascus
Population: 5 213 985 17 064 854
Area: 323 802 km2 185 180 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Syria military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 25 000 178 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 0
Available for military: 1 078 181 11 550 000

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 4 600×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 4 000
Total artillery: 38 3 200
Self-propelled artillery: 26 460
Rocket artillery: 12 582

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 706
Fighter aircraft: 0 278
Multirole aircraf: 50 40
Attack aircraft: 0 120
Helicopters: 34 163

Navy

Total naval: 45 64
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 5 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 2

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).

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.