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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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Brazil is a country located in Eastern South America with an area of 8,515,767 km2 (land boundries: 16,145 km and costline 7,491 km). The capital of Brazil is Brasília. The number of inhabitants is 210,147,125.

Brazil has Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) status with the United States. MNNA status provides military and economic privileges, but it does not entail any security obligations. The Brazilian military's inventory consists of a mix of domestically-produced and imported weapons, largely from Europe and the US. Brazil's defense industry is capable of designing and manufacturing equipment for all three military services

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 8.7 billion $ 25 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 1.1%

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: 68,500 334,500
Reserve personnel: 53,000 1,340,000
Available for military: 5,601,234 53,350,703

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

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Tanks: 440 469
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,352 1,696
Total artillery: 1,355 760
Self-propelled artillery: 53 136
Rocket artillery: 207 78

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: 165 473
Fighter aircraft: 23 45
Multirole aircraft: 14 3
Attack aircraft: 0 77
Helicopters: 69 182
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: 55 216
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 6
Corvettes: 7 2
Submarines: 1 7

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.

Brazil

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.

Brazil

18-45 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 10-12 months; 17-45 years of age for voluntary service; an increasing percentage of the ranks are "long-service" volunteer professionals; women were allowed to serve in the armed forces beginning in early 1980s when the Brazilian Army became the first army in South America to accept women into career ranks; women serve in Navy and Air Force only in Women's Reserve Corps.