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Romania vs Belarus

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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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Belarus is a country located in Eastern Europe with an area of 207,595 km2 (land boundries: 3,599 km and costline 0 km (landlocked)). The capital of Belarus is Minsk. The number of inhabitants is 9,349,645.

Belarus has close security ties with Russia. In 2022, Belarus allowed Russian military forces to stage on its territory during its invasion of Ukraine. Russia is the principal supplier of arms to Belarus, and Belarusian troops reportedly train on Russian equipment. The inventory of the Belarus Armed Forces is comprised mostly of Russian andSoviet-origin equipment, and since 2010 Russia is the leading provider of arms. Belarus's defense industry manufactures some equipment (mostly modernized Soviet designs).

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.5 billion $ 0.8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 1.2%

Military budget

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Highest value in the world: 738 billion $ (USA)
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Manpower

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Active personnel: 64,500 62,000
Reserve personnel: 53,000 344,750
Available for military: 5,601,234 2,500,000

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Highest value in the world: 2,185,000 (China)
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Land Forces

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Tanks: 440 652
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,352 1,871
Total artillery: 1,355 1,041
Self-propelled artillery: 53 440
Rocket artillery: 207 371

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: 165 199
Fighter aircraft: 23 34
Multirole aircraft: 14 4
Attack aircraft: 0 67
Helicopters: 69 68
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 0
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 0
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 1 0

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.

Belarus

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.

Belarus

18-27 years of age for compulsory military or alternative service; conscript service obligation is 12-18 months, depending on academic qualifications, and 24-36 months for alternative service, depending on academic qualifications; 17 year olds are eligible to become cadets at military higher education institutes, where they are classified as military personnel.