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Military power of Norway & Netherlands

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Norway vs Netherlands

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Country: Norway (NO) Netherlands (NL)
Capital: Oslo Amsterdam
Population: 5,391,369 17,469,635
Area: 323,802 km2 41,543 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.2 billion $ 13.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 1.5%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 25,000 35,400
Reserve personnel: 46,000 4,500
Available for military: 1,078,181 7,728,129

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 52 18
Armoured fighting vehicles: 514 1,039
Total artillery: 38 57
Self-propelled artillery: 26 57
Rocket artillery: 12 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 143 201
Fighter aircraft: 0 0
Multirole aircraf: 71 78
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 34 94
UCAV (combat drone): 0 4

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Navy

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Total naval: 45 56
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 5 2
Corvettes: 0 0
Submarines: 6 4

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Nuclear weapons

Norway

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Netherlands

Netherlands participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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).

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.