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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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Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe with an area of 41,543 km2 (land boundries: 1,053 km and costline 451 km). The capital of Netherlands is Amsterdam. The number of inhabitants is 17,469,635.

The Netherlands is a member of NATO and was one of the original 12 countries to sign the North Atlantic Treaty. Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg signed an agreement to conduct joint air policing of their territories in 2015. They trade responsibility for patrolling the skies over the three countries. The inventory of the Netherlands Armed Forces consists of a mix of domestically-produced and modern European and United States equipment. The Netherlands has an advanced domestic defense industry that focuses on armored vehicles, naval ships, and air defense systems

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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 8.7 billion $ 16.6 billion $
Percent of GDP: 2.5% 1.6%

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 41,199
Reserve personnel: 53,000 6,532
Available for military: 5,601,234 7,728,129

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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 18
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,352 1,116
Total artillery: 1,355 75
Self-propelled artillery: 53 52
Rocket artillery: 207 0

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: 165 183
Fighter aircraft: 23 0
Multirole aircraft: 14 61
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 69 82
UCAV (combat drone): 0 4

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: 55 144
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 4
Frigates: 3 2
Corvettes: 7 0
Submarines: 1 4

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

Romania

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Netherlands

Netherlands 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.

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.