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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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Iraq is a country located in Middle East with an area of 437,072 km2 (land boundries: 3,809 km and costline 58 km). The capital of Iraq is Baghdad. The number of inhabitants is 38,433,600.

The Iraqi military inventory is comprised of a mix of equipment from a wide variety of sources, including Europe, South Africa, South Korea, Russia, and the US. Russia and the USA are the leading suppliers of military hardware to Iraq.

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.5 billion $ 7.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 3.5%

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: 64,500 650,000
Reserve personnel: 53,000 553,000
Available for military: 5,601,234 11,700,000

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

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Tanks: 440 848
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,352 5,284
Total artillery: 1,355 1,969
Self-propelled artillery: 53 283
Rocket artillery: 207 424

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: 165 379
Fighter aircraft: 23 0
Multirole aircraft: 14 26
Attack aircraft: 0 32
Helicopters: 69 203
UCAV (combat drone): 0 14

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 68
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 3 0
Corvettes: 7 2
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.

Iraq

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.

Iraq

18-49 years of age for voluntary military service; no conscription.