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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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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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Military expenditures

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

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

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

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

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: 165 433
Fighter aircraft: 23 0
Multirole aircraft: 14 133
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 69 130
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: 55 45
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 3
Frigates: 3 8
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 1 6

Total naval

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

Romania

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Australia

Does not have nuclear weapons.

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.

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.