vara bungas: Tas, lūk, ir mērķis uz kuru tiekties, OMD nevis kā klaušas, bet iekārojama vieta nacionālajā izlasē. Savā laikā piedāvāju dēvēt B/OMD par Pilsoniskās izlases dienestu, bet būtība, protams, nav nosaukumā.
[..] And in Norway, “conscripted” means “having successfully passed the highly competitive selection for national service.” Only about 15 percent of Norwegian 19-year-olds are accepted. In the armed forces of yesteryear, conscripts were often a burden, especially because some of them didn’t want to be there and others were ill-suited for their tasks. Not so in Norway’s selective system. [..]
zināšanaI: The Norwegian Army consists of approximately 8100 soldiers (23 000 kopā ar citiem spēku veidiem un civilajiem darbiniekiem- VB). Of these 8100, 3700 are professionals and 4400 conscripts (12 months as standard and 16 months forkey posts). Personnel is a mix of conscripts and professionals, except for the fully professional high-readiness Telemark Battalion. The Norwegian Home Guard’s main tasks include territorial defence, protection of critical infrastructure and facilitating allied reinforcements. Its personnel are former conscripts and professionals. Some 3000 out of its 40,000 personnel make up mobile high-readiness units, with more advanced equipment and more frequent exercises.