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Military power of Poland and Norway

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Country: Poland Norway
Capital: Warsaw Oslo
Population: 38 454 576 5 213 985
Area: 312 679 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 12,2 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1,4%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 120 000 25 000
Reserve personnel: 515 000 46 000
Available for military: 10 500 000 1 078 181

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Land Forces

Tanks: 1 009 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 400 514
Total artillery: 729 38
Self-propelled artillery: 477 26
Rocket artillery: 180 12

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 416 125
Fighter aircraft: 30 0
Multirole aircraf: 48 53
Attack aircraft: 32 0
Helicopters: 182 34

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Navy

Total naval: 46 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 5
Corvettes: 1 0
Submarines: 3 6

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Military service

Poland

18-28 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription phased out in 2009-12; service obligation shortened from 12 to 9 months in 2005; women only allowed to serve as officers and noncommissioned officers.

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).