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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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The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union countries that are located in Europe with an area of 4,233,255 km2 The capital of Ukraine is Brussels. The number of inhabitants estimated is about 447 million. Members of EU: Germany, Latvia, France, Lithuania, Estonia, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Sweden, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

The European Union were not devised as a military alliance because most of the members are in the North Atlantic Alliance. Since the withdrawal of the UK, France is the only member recognised as a nuclear weapon state. Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium participate in NATO nuclear sharing.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.5 billion $ 212.2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 0%

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 1,204,489
Reserve personnel: 53,000 1,997,100
Available for military: 5,601,234 92,594,951

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

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Tanks: 748 4,787
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,574 29,510
Total artillery: 1,069 5,710
Self-propelled artillery: 47 1,929
Rocket artillery: 189 731

Tanks

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Highest value in the world: 12,270 (Russia)
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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 163 5,280
Fighter aircraft: 46 441
Multirole aircraf: 0 877
Attack aircraft: 0 176
Helicopters: 66 2,276
UCAV (combat drone): 0 32

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: 61 978
Aircraftcarriers: 0 7
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 3 69
Corvettes: 7 23
Submarines: 1 48

Total naval

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Highest value in the world: 742 (China)
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Nuclear weapons

Romania

Does not have nuclear weapons.

European Union EU

Data not available

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.

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Data not available