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Military power of Saudi Arabia and Norway

Country: Saudi Arabia Norway
Capital: Riyadh Oslo
Population: 30 770 375 5 213 985
Area: 2 149 690 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Saudi Arabia military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 63,7 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 10% 1,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 230 000 25 000
Reserve personnel: 325 000 46 000
Available for military: 8 240 714 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 142 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 9 096 514
Total artillery: 757 38
Self-propelled artillery: 474 26
Rocket artillery: 122 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 862 122
Fighter aircraft: 86 0
Multirole aircraf: 54 50
Attack aircraft: 148 0
Helicopters: 344 34

Navy

Total naval: 27 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 5
Corvettes: 4 0
Submarines: 0 6

Military service

Saudi Arabia

17 is the legal minimum age for voluntary military service; no conscription.

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).