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Military power of Taiwan and Norway

Country: Taiwan Norway
Capital: Taipei Oslo
Population: 23 519 518 5 213 985
Area: 36 193 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Taiwan military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 10,5 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2,5% 1,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 290 000 25 000
Reserve personnel: 2 800 000 46 000
Available for military: 5 883 828 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 280 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 050 514
Total artillery: 1 785 38
Self-propelled artillery: 510 26
Rocket artillery: 115 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 787 122
Fighter aircraft: 125 0
Multirole aircraf: 190 50
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 250 34

Navy

Total naval: 67 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 20 5
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 4 6

Military service

Taiwan

Males 18-36 years of age may volunteer for military service or must complete 4 months of compulsory military training (or substitute civil service in some cases); women may enlist; women in Air Force service are restricted to noncombat roles; for men born before December 1993, compulsory service (military or civil) is 1 year; for 8 years after discharge, men are subject to training recall four times for periods not to exceed 20 days.

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).