Norway

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Norway
Norway.png
Capital:
Oslo

Government Type:
Democratic Regime

Faction:
Neutral

Norway is a minor nation in northern Europe.

Historical Background[edit]

Norway stayed neutral until the 9. of April 1940, when Flag of Germany Germany invaded both Flag of Denmark Denmark and Norway. While there were strategic reasons for holding a large, mountainous coastline in the Atlantic, one main reason for the invasion was the port of Narvik, through which iron from Kiruna, Flag of Sweden Sweden, flowed. These resources were vital for the German war effort, so securing the supply lane was critical. The invasion was called Operation Weserübung.

Technology[edit]

Norway has most of the 1918 infantry and support techs but is lacking early 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
  • Infantry Eq. I
  • Engineer Company I
  • Recon Company I
  • Destroyer I
  • Heavy Cruiser I
  • Submarine I
  • Interwar Fighter
  • Interwar Bomber
  • None
Doctrines
  • None
  • None
  • None

Diplomacy[edit]

Norway is part of no alliance at the beginning of the campaign. Because of its democratic government and location in Europe it tends to have good relations with the allies. Germany has a focus that lets it increase fascism support in Norway, though the AI rarely takes this path. It rather takes Operation Weserübung. In addition, the Soviet Union has the focus "Baltic Security" which gives the same for communism.

Politics[edit]

National Spirits[edit]

Norway does not have any national spirits.

National Focus[edit]

Norway utilizes the generic national focus tree.

Laws[edit]

Conscription Law Economy Law Trade Law
Volunteer Only.png Volunteer Only
  • 1.5% 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 output
  • +10% Construction speed

Staff and Designers[edit]

These are choices of ministers and design companies for Flag of Norway Norway.

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 IndrebX Captain of Industry
  • Civilian Factory construction Speed +10 %
  • Infrastructure construction Speed +10 %
  • Refinery construction Speed +10 %
150
Rolf Jᴓgen 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)
Hᴓnefoss 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 Stroheil 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

Internal Politics[edit]

Norwegian politics in 1936 are dominated by the Democratic faction (96%), with small Fascist (2%) and Communist (2%) factions. Germany and the Soviet Union have focuses that increase fascist and communist influence respectively, however the Soviet focus only lasts for 365 days.

Political Parties[edit]

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

Economy[edit]

Resources[edit]

Oil Rubber Steel Aluminium Tungsten Chromium
0 0 12 30 20 2

Industrial Production[edit]

Norway has a small industrial base consisting of 2 Military Factories, 1 Naval Dockyard, and 6 Civilian Factories.

Military[edit]

Army[edit]

Norway has a small army. It consists of 7 Infantry Divisions, 3 Cavalry Divisions.

Navy[edit]

The Norwegian Navy consists of 10 submarines, 3 destroyers, and two heavy cruisers.

Air Force[edit]

The Norwegian Air Force consists of 28 Interwar bombers.

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