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Azerbaijan vs Norway

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Azerbaijan is a country located in Southwestern Asia with an area of 86,600 km2 (land boundries: 2,468 km and costline 0 km (landlocked); note - Azerbaijan borders the Caspian Sea (713 km)). The capital of Azerbaijan is Baku. The number of inhabitants is 10,127,874.

The inventory of the Azerbaijan military is comprised mostly of Russian and Soviet-era weapons systems with a small mix of equipment from other countries, like Israel and Turkey.

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Norway is a country located in Northern Europe with an area of 323,802 km2 (land boundries: 2,566 km and costline 25,148 km (includes mainland 2,650 km, as well as long fjords, numerous small islands, and minor indentations 22,498 km; length of island coastlines 58,133 km)). The capital of Norway is Oslo. The number of inhabitants is 5,391,369.

Norway is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. The Norwegian Armed Forces cooperate closely with the militaries of other Nordic countries through the Nordic Defense Cooperation, which consists of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. The Norwegian Armed Forces inventory includes mostly imported European and USA weapons systems, as well as a domestically-produced equipment. The US is the leading supplier of weapons systems.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 2.3 billion $ 7.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5% 2%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 126,000 25,000
Reserve personnel: 330,000 46,000
Available for military: 3,000,000 1,078,181

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 940 52
Armoured fighting vehicles: 2,363 553
Total artillery: 909 44
Self-propelled artillery: 267 35
Rocket artillery: 323 9

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 176 104
Fighter aircraft: 5 0
Multirole aircraf: 15 25
Attack aircraft: 11 0
Helicopters: 97 38
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 31 41
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 1 4
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 4 6

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Azerbaijan

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Norway

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Azerbaijan

18-35 years of age for cumpulsory military service; service obligation 18 months or 12 months for university graduates; 17 years of age for voluntary service; 17 year olds are considered to be on active service at cadet military schools.

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).