no regular military forces
Svalbard is a territory of Norway, demilitarized by treaty on 9 February 1920; Norwegian military activity is limited to fisheries surveillance by the Norwegian Coast Guard (2023)
NOTE: The information regarding Svalbard on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Svalbard 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Svalbard 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.
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