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Military power of Finland & Norway

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Finland vs Norway

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Country: Finland (FI) Norway (NO)
Capital: Helsinki Oslo
Population: 5,536,146 5,391,369
Area: 338,424 km2 323,802 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.8 billion $ 7.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.15% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 21,500 25,000
Reserve personnel: 900,000 46,000
Available for military: 1,155,368 1,078,181

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 199 52
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,836 514
Total artillery: 908 38
Self-propelled artillery: 120 26
Rocket artillery: 56 12

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 208 143
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 55 71
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 27 34
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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

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Nuclear weapons

Finland

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Norway

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Finland

18 years of age for male voluntary and compulsory - and female voluntary - national military and nonmilitary service; service obligation 6-12 months; military obligation to age 60

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).