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Military power of Syria and Norway

Country: Syria Norway
Capital: Damascus Oslo
Population: 17 064 854 5 213 985
Area: 185 180 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Syria military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 178 000 25 000
Reserve personnel: 0 46 000
Available for military: 11 550 000 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 4 600 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 4 000 514
Total artillery: 3 200 38
Self-propelled artillery: 460 26
Rocket artillery: 582 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 706 122
Fighter aircraft: 278 0
Multirole aircraf: 40 50
Attack aircraft: 120 0
Helicopters: 163 34

Navy

Total naval: 64 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 2 5
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 2 6

Military service

Syria

18 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months; women are not conscripted but may volunteer to serve; re-enlistment obligation 5 years, with retirement after 15 years or age 40 or 20 years or age 45.

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).