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Military power of Norway & Australia

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Norway vs Australia

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Country: Norway (NO) Australia (AU)
Capital: Oslo Canberra
Population: 5,391,369 25,807,800
Area: 323,802 km2 7,692,024 km2
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Economy Comparison:

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 34 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 2%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 25,000 59,095
Reserve personnel: 46,000 28,878
Available for military: 1,078,181 5,316,464

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 52 59
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 1,796
Total artillery: 38 235
Self-propelled artillery: 26 0
Rocket artillery: 12 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 143 433
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 71 133
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 130
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 45 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 5 8
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 6

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Nuclear weapons

Norway

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

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).

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.