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Australia is a country located in Oceania with an area of 7,692,024 km2 (land boundries: 0 km and costline 25,760 km). The capital of Australia is Canberra. The number of inhabitants is 25,807,800.

Australia has been part of the Australia, New Zealand, and US Security (ANZUS) Treaty. In 2021, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced an enhanced trilateral security partnership called “AUKUS” which would build on existing bilateral ties. The Australian military's inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced and imported Western weapons systems. USA is the largest supplier of arms. The Australian defense industry produces a variety of land and sea weapons platforms.

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Romania is a country located in Southeastern Europe with an area of 238,391 km2 (land boundries: 2,844 km and costline 225 km). The capital of Romania is Bucharest. The number of inhabitants is 19,317,984.

Romania became a member of NATO in 2004. Romania conducts its own air policing mission, but because of Russian aggression in the Black Sea region, NATO allies have sent detachments of fighters to augment the Romanian Air Force since 2014. Romania hosts a NATO multinational divisional and a brigade-sized headquarters. The inventory of the Romanian Armed Forces is comprised mostly of Soviet-era and older domestically-produced weapons systems.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 34.4 billion $ 8.7 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2% 2.5%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 916 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 60,330 68,500
Reserve personnel: 29,740 53,000
Available for military: 5,316,464 5,601,234

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Highest value in the world: 2,035,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 59 440
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,796 1,352
Total artillery: 235 1,355
Self-propelled artillery: 0 53
Rocket artillery: 0 207

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,267 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 433 165
Fighter aircraft: 0 23
Multirole aircraft: 133 14
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 130 69
UCAV (combat drone): 0 0

Total aircraft

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Highest value in the world: 12,930 (USA)
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Navy

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Total naval: 45 55
Aircraftcarriers: 2 0
Destroyers: 3 0
Frigates: 8 3
Corvettes: 0 7
Submarines: 6 1

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Highest value in the world: 967 (North Korea)
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Nuclear weapons

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Romania

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Australia

17 years of age for voluntary military service (with parental consent); no conscription; women allowed to serve in most combat roles, except the Army special forces.

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.