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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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Venezuela is a country located in Northern South America with an area of 916,445 km2 (land boundries: 5,267 km and costline 2,800 km). The capital of Venezuela is Caracas. The number of inhabitants is 28,887,118.

The FANB inventory is mainly of Chinese and Russian origin with a smaller mix of equipment from Western countries. Russia is the top supplier of military hardware to Venezuela

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 7.3 billion $ 0.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 0.35%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 23,250 330,000
Reserve personnel: 40,000 8,000
Available for military: 1,078,181 8,000,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 52 312
Armoured fighting vehicles: 553 1,000
Total artillery: 44 200
Self-propelled artillery: 35 60
Rocket artillery: 9 36

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 104 263
Fighter aircraft: 0 6
Multirole aircraft: 25 42
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 38 81
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: 41 46
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 4 2
Corvettes: 6 3
Submarines: 6 2

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Norway

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Venezuela

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).

Venezuela

All citizens of military service age (18-60 years old) are obligated to register for military service, though mandatory recruitment is forbidden; the minimum service obligation is 12 months.