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Military power of Spain and Norway

Country: Spain Norway
Capital: Madrid Oslo
Population: 46 439 864 5 213 985
Area: 505 990 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Spain military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 7,6 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 0,6% 1,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 204 692 25 000
Reserve personnel: 16 200 46 000
Available for military: 11 759 557 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 327 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 530 514
Total artillery: 239 38
Self-propelled artillery: 96 26
Rocket artillery: 0 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 533 122
Fighter aircraft: 48 0
Multirole aircraf: 86 50
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 179 34

Navy

Total naval: 54 45
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 11 5
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 3 6

Military service

Spain

18-26 years of age for voluntary military service by a Spanish citizen or legal immigrant, 2-3 year obligation; women allowed to serve in all SAF branches, including combat units; no conscription, but Spanish Government retains right to mobilize citizens 19-25 years of age in a national emergency; mandatory retirement of non-NCO enlisted personnel at age 45 or 58, depending on service length.

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).