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German Armed forces

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Population: 81 083 600
Area: 357 168 km2
Capital: Berlin

Ethnic groups: German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1%

Religions: Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%

Military branches: (Bundeswehr) Army (Heer), Navy (Deutsche Marine, includes naval air arm), Air Force (Luftwaffe), Joint Support Services (Streitkraeftebasis, SKB), Central Medical Service (Zentraler Sanitaetsdienst, ZsanDstBw).

Military service age and obligation: 17-23 years of age for male and female voluntary military service; conscription ended 1 July 2011; service obligation 8-23 months or 12 years; women have been eligible for voluntary service in all military branches and positions since 2001.
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Military budget:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu36,5 billion $

Percent of GDP:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu1,2%


Active personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu178 595

Reserve personnel:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu40 000

Available for military:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu18 529 299


Possession of nuclear weapons:
NO

Land Forces

Armoured fighting vehicles includes infantry fighting vehicles, tank destroyers, armoured personnel carriers, mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles(MRAP), amphibious and reconnaissance vehicles.
Total artillery includes towed, self-propelled and rocket artillery.
Tanks:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu350

Armoured fighting vehicles:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu3 308


Total artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu446

Self-propelled artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu154

Rocket artillery:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu50


Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber
Leopard 2(A6, A7)350

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
TPz Fuchs765
-Schützenpanzer Puma1
GTK Boxer272
-Eagle495
-Enok331
-KMW Grizzly-
Fennek222

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber
PzH 2000154

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber
M27050

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircrafts and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircrafts. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircrafts.
Total aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu818


Fighter aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu117

Multirole aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu116

Attack aircraft:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Helicopters:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu380


Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber
Eurofighter Typhoon117

Multirole aircraft

TypeNameNumber
Panavia Tornado116

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
--

Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
Eurocopter AS532 Cougar3
-VFW-Sikorsky CH-53G79
Eurocopter Tiger34
-NHI NH9032
UH-1 Iroquois120
-Bölkow Bo 10554
-Eurocopter EC 13515

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu75


Aircraft carriers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Destroyers:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu0

Frigates:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu10

Corvettes:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu5

Submarines:
Ranking ArmedForces.eu5


Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
Sachsen3
-Brandenburg4
-Bremen3

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber
Braunschweig5

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
-Type 2125
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