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Military power of Vietnam and Norway

Country: Vietnam Norway
Capital: Hanoi Oslo
Population: 92 700 000 5 213 985
Area: 332 698 km2 323 802 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 0 warheads
More: Vietnam military forces description Norway military forces description

Military expenditures

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

Active personnel: 482 000 25 000
Reserve personnel: 3 000 000 46 000
Available for military: 30 000 000 1 078 181

Land Forces

Tanks: 1 509 52×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2 380 514
Total artillery: 2 524 38
Self-propelled artillery: 280 26
Rocket artillery: 1 094 12

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 274 122
Fighter aircraft: 37 0
Multirole aircraf: 24 50
Attack aircraft: 36 0
Helicopters: 145 34

Navy

Total naval: 173 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 7 5
Corvettes: 23 0
Submarines: 6 6

Military service

Vietnam

18-25 years of age for male compulsory and voluntary military service; females may volunteer for active duty military service; conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 18 months (Army, Air Defense), 2 years (Navy and Air Force); 18-45 years of age (male) or 18-40 years of age (female) for Militia Force or Self Defense Force service; males may enroll in military schools at age 17.

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).