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Military power of Norway and Taiwan

Country: Norway Taiwan
Capital: Oslo Taipei
Population: 5 213 985 23 519 518
Area: 323 802 km2 36 193 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Norway military forces description Taiwan military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 10,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,4% 2,5%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 25 000 290 000
Reserve personnel: 46 000 2 800 000
Available for military: 1 078 181 5 883 828

Land Forces

Tanks: 52 1 280×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 2 050
Total artillery: 38 1 785
Self-propelled artillery: 26 510
Rocket artillery: 12 115

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 122 787
Fighter aircraft: 0 125
Multirole aircraf: 50 190
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 250

Navy

Total naval: 45 67
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 5 20
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 4

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).

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.