10 Norwegian ISAF soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.
How many Norwegians served in Afghanistan?
Norway’s long presence in Afghanistan
According to figures from Norway’s Armed Forces, over 9,200 military personnel served in Afghanistan. The troops were split between Faryab Province and Mazar-i-Sharif where they assisted Swedish and U.S. forces in establishing a Provincial Reconstruction Team.
Did Norway invade Afghanistan?
Since late 2001, following the United States-led Invasion of Afghanistan, and during subsequent the War in Afghanistan the Norwegian Armed Forces has maintained a steady presence of troops, (peaking at approximately 90) in the country, attached to the larger International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).
How many people have died in Afghanistan in total?
During the War in Afghanistan, according to the Costs of War Project the war killed 176,000 people in Afghanistan; 46,319 civilians, 69,095 military and police and at least 52,893 opposition fighters.
How strong is the Norwegian army?
For 2021, Norway is ranked 33 of 140 out of the countries considered for the annual GFP review. It holds a PwrIndx* score of 0.5717 (a score of 0.0000 is considered ‘perfect’).
How many German soldiers died in Afghanistan?
As of August 2021, there were no casualties recorded among soldiers serving in the German Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) in Afghanistan. The last death was recorded in 2013. In total, 53 German soldiers died during the time period in question.
How many French soldiers died in Afghanistan?
France currently has a 3 600-strong military presence in Afghanistan, following the withdrawal of 400 soldiers last October. It has suffered 82 casualties since the start of the war; 2011 saw the heaviest losses, with 26 casualties.