Norway

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Norway
Norway.png
Capital:
Oslo

Government Type:
Democratic, Socialist

Faction:
Neutral

Norway is a minor nation in northern Europe. It shares a land border with Flag of Sweden Sweden (+20) and Flag of Finland Finland (-10).

Historical Background[edit]

Norway attempted to stay neutral in World War II (like all other Nordic Countries) and remained so until the 9. of April 1940, when Flag of Germany Germany invaded both Flag of Denmark Denmark and Norway as part of Operation Weserübung. Operation Weserübung was intended to secure access to Norway's coastline and ports for the Kriegsmarine to use as well as ensuring the safe transportation of Swedish iron ore to Germany. In 1942, Germany established a puppet regime in Norway, known as the Nasjonal Regering or Quisling Regime, headed by Vidkun Quisling, party chairman of the Nasjonal Samling political party, Norway's fascist party. After the death of Adolf Hitler, the Flensburg Government (successor state to Nazi Germany) drew up plans to withdraw the remnants of the Wehrmacht into Norway and Denmark, establishing those countries as a national redoubt and last holdout against the Allies. Norway remained under German occupation until may 8, 1945.

National Focus[edit]

Main article: Generic national focus tree

Norway utilizes the generic national focus tree.

Technology[edit]

Norway has most of the 1918 infantry and support techs but is lacking early artillery and tank techs. The nation does have a number of early air and naval techs.

Norway starts with 3 research slots.

Army Technology Naval Technology Air Technology Electronics & Industry Doctrines
  • Infantry Equipment I
  • Engineer Company I
  • Recon Company I
  • Destroyer I
  • Heavy Cruiser I
  • Submarine I
  • Interwar Fighter
  • Interwar Bomber
  • None
  • None

Politics[edit]

Norway start out as a socialist democracy. Elections are held every four years, with the next election in October of 1936.

National Spirits[edit]

Norway does not have any national spirits.

Diplomacy[edit]

Norway is part of no alliance at the beginning of the campaign. Because of its socialist government it has good relations with other democracies (+10) and socialist countries (+20). Flag of Germany Germany has a focus that lets it increase fascism support in Norway, though the AI does not take this path with historical focus on. It rather takes Operation Weserübung. In addition, the Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union has the focus "Baltic Security" which gives a boost for communism in all Nordic countries, Norway included.

Political Parties[edit]

Id Party name Popularity Leader Country Name Ruling
Democracy Democratic Arbeiderpartiet 96% Johan Nygaardsvold Norway Yes
Fascism Fascist Nasjonal Samling 2% Vidkun Quisling Norgesveldet No
Communism Communist Norges Kommunistiske Parti 2% Adam Egede-Nissen Soviet State of Norway No
Neutrality Non-Aligned Venstre 0% Johan Ludwig Mowinckel Kingdom of Norway No

Staff and Designers[edit]

Political Advisors
Advisor Type Effect Cost (Political Power)
Trygve Halvdan Lie Popular Figurehead
  • National unity: +15%
150
Henry Wilhelm Kristiansen Communist Revolutionary
  • Daily Communism Support: +0.10
  • Gets event "Communism on the Rise"
150
Adolf Indrebø Captain of Industry
  • Civilian Factory construction Speed +10%
  • Infrastructure construction Speed +10%
  • Refinery construction Speed +10%
150
Rolf Jørgen Fuglesang Fascist Demagogue
  • Daily Fascism Support: +0.10
  • Gets event "Fascism on the Rise"
150
Halvdan Koht Smooth-Talking Charmer
  • Trade deal option factor: +10%
150
Haakon Lie Democratic Reformer
  • Daily Democracy Support: +0.10
150
Tank Designers
Designer Type Effect Cost (Political Power)
Armor Company Tank Designer
  • Armor Research Time: -10%
  • Armor:
  • Reliability: +5%

By selecting this Design Company they will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

150
Ship Designers
Designer Type Effect Cost (Political Power)
Horten Naval Yard Shipe Designer
  • Naval Research Time: -10%

By selecting this Design Company they will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

150
Aircraft Designers
Designer Type Effect Cost (Political Power)
Kjeller Flyfabrikk Light Aircraft Designer
  • Air Research Time: -10%
  • Fighter:
    • Agility: +10%
    • Max Speed: +10%
  • Carrier Fighter:
    • Agility: +10%
    • Max Speed: +10%

By selecting this Design Company they will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

150
Medium Air Company Medium Aircraft Designer
  • Air Research Time: -10%
  • Heavy Fighter: Reliability: +20%
  • Tactical Bomber: Reliability: +20%

By selecting this Design Company they will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

150
Heavy Air Company Heavy Aircraft Designer
  • Air Research Time: -10%
  • Strategic Bomber: Strategic Bombing: +10%

By selecting this Design Company they will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

150
Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk Naval Aircraft Designer
  • Air Research Time: -10%
  • Naval Bomber:
    • Operational Range: +10%
    • Naval Attack: +10%
  • CV Naval Bomber:
    • Operational Range: +10%
    • Naval Attack: +10%

By selecting this Design Company they will permanently affect capabilities on all equipment researched while they are hired.

150
Materiel Designers
Designer Type Effect Cost (Political Power)
Hønefoss Karosserifabrikk Motorized Equipment Designer
  • Motorization Research Time: -10%
150
Raufoss Ammunisjonsfabrikker Infantry Equipment Designer
  • Small Arms Research Time: -10%
150
Kongsberg Våpenfabrikk Artillery Equipment Designer
  • Artillery Research Time: -10%
150
Industrial Concern
Designer Type Effect Cost (Political Power)
Industrial Company Industrial Concern
  • Industrial Research Time: -10%
150
Tandbergs Radiofabrikk Electronics Concern
  • Electronics Research Time: -10%
150
Norsk Hydro Refining Concern
  • Industrial Research Time: -5%
  • Synthetic resources Research Time: -10%
150
Theorists
Theorist Type Effect Cost (Political Power)
Konrad Sundlo Military Theorist
  • Army Experience Gain: +0.05 daily
  • Land Doctrine Research Time: -7%
150
Skule Storheil Naval Theorist
  • Naval Experience Gain: +0.05 daily
  • Naval Doctrine Research Time: -7%
150
Tryggve Gran Air Warfare Theorist
  • Air Experience Gain: +0.05 daily
  • Air Doctrine Research Time: -7%
150

Economy[edit]

Laws[edit]

Conscription Law Economy Law Trade Law
Limited Conscription.png Limited Conscription
  • 2.5% Recruitable population
Civilian Economy.png Civilian Economy
  • 30% Consumer Goods factories
  • –30% Factory construction speed
  • +30% Factory (type) conversion cost
Export Focus.png Export Focus
  • 50% Resources to market
  • –5% Research time
  • +10% Factory/Dockyard output
  • +10% Construction speed

Industrial Capacity[edit]

Norway has spread its IC across 4 states, and has 5 open slots in 1936.

Factories 1936
Military factory
2 Military Factories
Naval dockyard
1 Naval Dockyard
Civilian factory
6 Civilian Factories

Resources[edit]

Total resources 1936
Oil.png
Oil
Rubber.png
Rubber
Steel.png
Steel
Aluminum.png
Aluminum
Tungsten.png
Tungsten
Chromium.png
Chromium
0 0 12 30 20 2

These numbers represent the available resources, depending on trade law a certain amount may be traded away.

Military[edit]

Norway has a small starting army, and only 6860 free manpower. Since Norway is already on limited conscription it needs to go to war or change it's ideology in order to raise conscription and field a larger army.

Army
Type Total
Infantry cropped.png Infantry division 1
Infantry cropped.png Infantry brigade 6
Cavalry cropped.png Cavalry 3
Motorized cropped.png Motorized 0
Light tank cropped.png Light tank 0
Navy
Type Total
Carrier.png Carrier 0
Battleship.png Battleship 0
Battlecruiser.png Battlecruiser 0
Heavy Cruiser.png Heavy Cruiser 4
Light Cruiser.png Light Cruiser 0
Destroyer.png Destroyer 3
Submarine.png Submarine 8
Air Force
Type Total
Fighter.png Fighter 0
Bomber.png Tactical Bomber 18
Close air support.png Close air support 0
Naval Strike Tactics.png Naval bomber 0

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