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Military power of United Kingdom and Romania

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.