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Military power of Russia and Norway

Country: Russia Norway
Capital: Moscow Oslo
Population: 144 554 993 5 213 985
Area: 17 098 242 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
More: Russia military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 69,2 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,3% 1,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 25 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 46 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 30 201 514
Total artillery: 14 533 38
Self-propelled artillery: 5 943 26
Rocket artillery: 4 020 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 042 122
Fighter aircraft: 629 0
Multirole aircraf: 428 50
Attack aircraft: 752 0
Helicopters: 1 360 34

Navy

Total naval: 313 45
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 19 0
Frigates: 6 5
Corvettes: 83 0
Submarines: 61 6

Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

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).