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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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Italy is a country located in Southern Europe with an area of 301,338 km2 (land boundries: 1,836.4 km and costline 7,600 km). The capital of Italy is Rome. The number of inhabitants is 60,317,116.

Italy is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. The Italian Armed Forces inventory includes a mix of domestically-produced, jointly-produced, and imported weapons systems, mostly from Europe and the United State. The Italian defense industry is capable of producing equipment across all the military domains with particular strengths in naval vessels and aircraft

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 5.5 billion $ 28.9 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.4% 1.6%

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: 64,500 165,500
Reserve personnel: 53,000 18,300
Available for military: 5,601,234 13,865,688

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

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Tanks: 440 200
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,352 2,758
Total artillery: 1,355 197
Self-propelled artillery: 53 68
Rocket artillery: 207 21

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: 165 712
Fighter aircraft: 23 92
Multirole aircraft: 14 66
Attack aircraft: 0 45
Helicopters: 69 423
UCAV (combat drone): 0 12

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: 55 200
Aircraftcarriers: 0 2
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 3 15
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 1 8

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

Romania

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Italy

Italy participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

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.

Italy

18-25 years of age for voluntary military service; women may serve in any military branch; Italian citizenship required; 1-year service obligation.