UNROCA original report

Romania 2018


Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Exports

Category(I-VII) Final importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers United States 96 122 mm artillery rocket

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Imports

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Military holdings

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks 675 T-55: 372; TR-580: 23; TR-85: 226; TR85-BIZON: 54
II. Armoured combat vehicles 1273 APC 1102 MLVM 76 TAB ZIMBRU 69 TAB-71 365 TAB-77 155 TABC-79 406 Piranha III C 31 AIFV 124 MLI-84 23 MLI-84 JDER 101 HACV 47 SU-100 47
III. Large calibre artillery systems 2426 GUN/HOW 852 2S1 SP How 6 Gun 82 75 Gun-How 85 116 How 81 320 M-30 How 214 ML – 20 How-Gun 4 Model 89 SP How 42 Mountain How 98 15 Mountain Gun 1982 60 MORTAR 1385 M M1982 316 M M1977 1069 MLRS 189 APR-40 135 LAROM 54
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 108 MIG-21 96 F-16 12
V. Attack helicopters 22 IAR-330 SOCAT 22
VI. Warships 16 FBP (FBP) 3 Frigates 3 Corvettes 4 Minesweeper 4 Minelayer 1 Submarine 1
VII. (b) Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems (MANPADS). 282 CA - 94 282

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Procurement through national production

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Small Arms Exports

Category Final Importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Bulgaria 50 5 pcs. 7.63 mm pistol 45 pcs. 9 mm pistol
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols United States 29670 16.101 pcs. 7.62 mm pistol 750 pcs. 7.62x25 mm pistol 12.819 pcs. various types and calibers For civil use
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols United States 9267 8.904 pcs. 7.62 mm semiautomatic rifle 363 pcs. various types and calibers 9.222 pcs. for civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Afghanistan 42 7.62 mm semiautomatic rifle
2. Rifles and carbines Austria 100 7.62 mm bolt action rifle For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 7.62 mm semiautomatic rifle
2. Rifles and carbines Canada 2 Germany

Italy

various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Czech Rep. 913 7.62 mm semiautomatic rifle
2. Rifles and carbines Germany 300 180 pcs. 7.62 mm bolt action rifle 120 pcs. 7.62 mm semiautomatic rifle For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Rep. of Moldova 20 7.62 mm semiautomatic rifle
2. Rifles and carbines United Kingdom 40 5.45 mm automatic rifle
3. Sub-machine guns Bulgaria 7 9 mm sub-machine gun
4. Assault rifles Bulgaria 2000 7.62 mm assault rifle
4. Assault rifles Cameroon 1000 7.62 mm assault rifle
4. Assault rifles Canada 20 7.62 assault rifle Film industry
4. Assault rifles Czech Rep. 472 7.62 mm assault rifle
4. Assault rifles Israel 190 7.62 mm assault rifle
4. Assault rifles United Kingdom 175 7.62 mm assault rifle
4. Assault rifles United States 7826 7.62 mm assault rifle
5. Light machine guns Afghanistan 900 7.62 mm machine gun
5. Light machine guns Cameroon 50 7.62 mm machine gun
5. Light machine guns Rep. of Moldova 60 50 pcs. 7.62 mm light machine gun 10 pcs. 7.62 mm machine gun
5. Light machine guns United States 4 4 pcs. 7.62 mm light machine gun

Light Weapons Exports

Category Final Importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Heavy machine guns Bulgaria 324 186 pcs. 12.7 mm AA two-barrel machine gun 52 pcs. 14.5 mm AA four-barrel machine gun 75 pcs. 12.7 mm machine gun 10 pcs. 14.5 mm machine gun 1 pc. 12.7 mm machine gun - For ammunition production
1. Heavy machine guns Czech Rep. 372 14.5 mm AA four-barrel machine gun
1. Heavy machine guns Somalia 4 12.7 mm machine gun
1. Heavy machine guns United States 380 370 pcs. 12.7 mm machine gun 10 pcs. 14.5 mm machine gun
4. Recoilless rifles Bulgaria 149 73 mm recoilless gun
4. Recoilless rifles Rep. of Moldova 20 73 mm recoilless gun
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems Rep. of Moldova 50 40 mm anti-tank rocket propelled grenade launcher
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems United States 4 40 mm anti-tank rocket propelled grenade launcher

Small Arms Imports

Category Exporter state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Austria 141 Austria various types and calibers For civil use
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Croatia 42 various types and calibers For civil use
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Czech Rep. 1536 1.397 pcs. 9x19 mm pistol 139 pcs. various types and calibers 139 pcs. for civil use
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Germany 56 Austria various types and calibers For civil use
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols Italy 45 United States various types and calibers For civil use
1. Revolvers and self-loading pistols United States 173 164 pcs. 9x19 mm pistol 9 pcs. various types and calibers 9 pcs. for civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Austria 185 3 pcs. .50 BMG bolt action rifle 182 pcs. various types and calibers 182 pcs. for civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Belgium 277 United States various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Cyprus 90 Russian Federation various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Czech Rep. 407 various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Finland 115 various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines France 14 various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Germany 820 Austria 4 pcs. 338LM sniper rifle with scope 816 pcs. various types and calibers 816 pcs. for civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Hungary 138 Finland various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Italy 139 Belgium various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Portugal 490 United States various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines Turkey 124 12 gauge shotgun
2. Rifles and carbines United Kingdom 11 Japan various types and calibers For civil use
2. Rifles and carbines United States 138 98 pcs. 5.56 mm carbine 40 pcs. various types and calibers 40 pcs. for civil use
3. Sub-machine guns Czech Rep. 174 9x19 mm sub-machine gun
4. Assault rifles Czech Rep. 145 5.56 mm assault rifle
4. Assault rifles Germany 3 5.56 mm assault rifle
5. Light machine guns Switzerland 1 7.62 mm machine gun for evacuation tractor on Piranha IIIC chassis

Light Weapons Import

Category Exporter state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Turkey 615 40 mm grenade launcher
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems Germany 100 Spike anti-tank missile launcher

National criterion to determine when a transfer takes effect

Departure of equipment from the exporter's territory

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