Romanian Armed Forces

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The Romanian Armed Forces (Romanian: Forțele Armate Române or Armata Română) is the military of Romania. The current Commander-in-chief is General Nicolae Ionel Ciuca who is managed by the Minister of National Defence while the president is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces during wartime.

As of 2017, the Armed Forces number 69,300 active personnel and 50,000 reserves, along with 79,900 in paramilitary forces. The Land Forces have a reported strength of 36,000, the Air Force 10,300, the Naval Forces 6,500, and Joint Forces 16,500. Total defence spending currently accounts for 2% of total national GDP, which represents approximately 4.04 billion US dollars. The Armed Forces are built for territorial defence, with contributions to NATO missions such as in Afghanistan a secondary priority.