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Military power of Romania and United Kingdom

Country: Romania United Kingdom
Capital: Bucharest London
Population: 19 511 000 65 110 000
Area: 238 391 km2 242 495 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 215 warheads
More: Romania military forces description United Kingdom military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 4 billion $ 58,6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 2%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 84 000 156 940
Reserve personnel: 80 000 75 110
Available for military: 5 601 234 14 856 917

Land Forces

Tanks: 857 407×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1 557 4 673
Total artillery: 1 069 532
Self-propelled artillery: 47 117
Rocket artillery: 189 50

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 159 886
Fighter aircraft: 42 141
Multirole aircraf: 0 89
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 66 386

Navy

Total naval: 61 76
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 6
Frigates: 3 13
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 1 11

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.

United Kingdom

16-33 years of age (officers 17-28) for voluntary military service (with parental consent under 18); no conscription; women serve in military services, but are excluded from ground combat positions and some naval postings; must be citizen of the UK, Commonwealth, or Republic of Ireland; reservists serve a minimum of 3 years, to age 45 or 55; 17 years 6 months of age for voluntary military service by Nepalese citizens in the Brigade of Gurkhas; 16-34 years of age for voluntary military service by Papua New Guinean citizens.