Hunter troop is Norway's all-women military program

Norway is training women to be kickass soldiers.

The unique all-women military training program is really intense. But since the special forces program's launch in 2014, women have been signing up by the hundreds for the Hunter Troop.

Women in Hunter Troop have yearlong training that includes counterterrorism and arctic survival.

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RELATED: Afghan women break ground with TV station launch

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Shamela Rasooli, 22, Afghan presenter, adjusts her headscarf as she records her morning TV programme at the Zan TV station (women's TV) in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Afghan staff of Zan TV station (women's TV) discuss in their newsroom in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Shamla Neazi, 20, Afghan presenter, receives make-up before her broadcast at the Zan TV station (women's TV) in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Rozena Khatebi, news director of the Zan TV station (women's TV) works on her computer in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Krishma Naz, 22, presenter, records her programme at the Zan TV (women's TV) in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Shamela Rasooli, 22, Afghan presenter, records her morning TV programme at the Zan TV station (women's TV) in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Afghan presenters record their morning programme at the Zan TV station (women's TV) in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Khatira Ahmadi (R), 20, producer of Zan TV (women's TV) station, works in the editing room in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Krishma Naz, 22, presenter of a music show, sits during recording at the Zan TV station (women's TV) in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Khatira Ahmadi (R), 20, producer of Zan TV station (women's TV), adjusts the headscarf of a presenter before recording in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
Zan TV station (women's TV) employees attend morning meeting in Kabul, Afghanistan May 8, 2017. Picture taken May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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In order to complete the program, there's also a daunting list of physical tasks — like racing with full gear through 9 miles of forest. That part has to be completed in two hours and 15 minutes.

The women also have to do six pullups. To put that into perspective, the U.S. Marine Corps requires men to do three pullups and women to do a 15-second hang.

One advantage of having women in combat? Some militaries use women soldiers to talk with and gather information from women civilians in Middle Eastern countries like Afghanistan.

Hunter Troop units have yet to deploy but could be setting a new standard for women in militaries.

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