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Norway Military 2007
https://allcountries.org/wfb2007/norway/norway_military.html
SOURCE: 2007 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Military branches:
Norwegian Army (Haeren), Royal Norwegian Navy (Kongelige Norske Sjoeforsvaret, RNoN; includes Coastal Rangers and Coast Guard (Kystvakt)), Royal Norwegian Air Force (Kongelige Norske Luftforsvaret, RNoAF), Home Guard (Heimevernet, HV) (2006)

Military service age and obligation:
18-44 years of age for male compulsory military service; 16 years of age in wartime; 17 years of age for male volunteers; 18 years of age for women; 12-month service obligation, in practice shortened to 8 to 9 months; although all males between ages of 18 and 44 are liable for service, in practice they are seldom called to duty after age 30; reserve obligation to age 35-60; 16 years of age for volunteers to the Home Guard, who serve 6-month duty tours (2006)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 18-49: 1,014,592
females age 18-49: 982,734 (2005 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 18-49: 827,016
females age 18-49: 801,358 (2005 est.)

Manpower reaching military service age annually:
males age 18-49: 29,179
females age 18-49: 28,023 (2005 est.)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP:
1.9% (2005 est.)


NOTE: The information regarding Norway on this page is re-published from the 2007 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Norway Military 2007 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Norway Military 2007 should be addressed to the CIA.



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