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Military power of USA and Norway

Country: USA Norway
Capital: Washington Oslo
Population: 324 527 000 5 213 985
Area: 9 857 306 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 200 warheads 0 warheads
More: USA military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 554,2 billion $ 7,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 3,8% 1,4%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 1 301 300 25 000
Reserve personnel: 811 000 46 000
Available for military: 73 270 043 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 8 848 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 46 000 514
Total artillery: 3 269 38
Self-propelled artillery: 950 26
Rocket artillery: 1 197 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 12 100 122
Fighter aircraft: 388 0
Multirole aircraf: 2 062 50
Attack aircraft: 470 0
Helicopters: 5 000 34

Navy

Total naval: 436 45
Aircraftcarriers: 20 0
Destroyers: 85 0
Frigates: 0 5
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 70 6

Military service

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.

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).