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Norway Military 2009
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SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Norway Military 2009
SOURCE: 2009 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK


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) (2007)

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 (2009)

Manpower available for military service:
males age 16-49: 1,078,181
females age 16-49: 1,046,550 (2008 est.)

Manpower fit for military service:
males age 16-49: 888,219
females age 16-49: 863,255 (2009 est.)

Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually:
male: 31,980
female: 30,543 (2009 est.)

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


NOTE: The information regarding Norway on this page is re-published from the 2009 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Norway Military 2009 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Norway Military 2009 should be addressed to the CIA.






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