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Military power of Romania and Russia

Country: Romania Russia
Capital: Bucharest Moscow
Population: 19 511 000 144 554 993
Area: 238 391 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
More: Romania military forces description Russia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 4 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 84 000 771 000
Reserve personnel: 80 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 5 601 234 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 857 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 557 30 201
Total artillery: 1 069 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 47 5 943
Rocket artillery: 189 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 159 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 42 629
Multirole aircraf: 0 428
Attack aircraft: 0 752
Helicopters: 66 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 61 313
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 3 6
Corvettes: 7 83
Submarines: 1 61

Military service

Romania

18 years of age for male and female voluntary service; conscription ended 2006; all military inductees (including women) contract for an initial 5-year term of service, with subsequent successive 3-year terms until age 36.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.