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Military power of Norway & Japan

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Norway vs Japan

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Country: Norway (NO) Japan (JP)
Capital: Oslo Tokyo
Population: 5 391 369 125 360 000
Area: 323 802 km2 377 944 km2
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Economy Comparison:

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Military budget: 7,2 billion $ 50,3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 25 000 247 150
Reserve personnel: 46 000 56 100
Available for military: 1 078 181 27 301 443

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 52 686
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 2 905
Total artillery: 38 1 179
Self-propelled artillery: 26 226
Rocket artillery: 12 99

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 125 1 654
Fighter aircraft: 0 154
Multirole aircraf: 53 134
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 719
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 45 129
Aircraftcarriers: 0 4
Destroyers: 0 38
Frigates: 5 0
Corvettes: 0 6
Submarines: 6 17

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Nuclear weapons

Norway

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Japan

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).

Japan

18 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription; mandatory retirement at age 53 for senior enlisted personnel and at 62 years for senior service officers.