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German Armed forces

Germany
Capital: Berlin
Area: 357 168 km2
Population: 82 175 700
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Military budget
41,1 billion $
Percent of GDP
1,2
Nuclear weapons
0 warheads
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.
Active personnel
178 334
Reserve personnel
40 000
Available for military
18 529 299
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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 gun(SPG) and rocket artillery.
Tanks
328
AFVs
3 357
Total artillery
441
Self-propelled guns
149
Rocket artillery
50
Current equipment main models

Tanks

TypeNameNumber

AFVs

TypeNameNumber
-Eagle495
-Enok331
-KMW Grizzly-
-Marder388
-BV 206S379

Self-propelled artillery

TypeNameNumber

Rocket artillery

TypeNameNumber

Air Forces

Total aircraft - number of all military aircraft and helicopters in country. Includes training and cargo aircraft. Does not include drones.
Attack includes ground-attack and strategic bomber aircraft.
Total aircraft
776
Fighters
125
Multirole aircraft
93
Attack aircraft
0
Helicopters
380
Current equipment main models

Fighter aircraft

TypeNameNumber

Multirole aircraft

Attack aircraft

TypeNameNumber
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Helicopters

TypeNameNumber
-VFW-Sikorsky CH-53G65
-Bölkow Bo 10537
-Eurocopter EC 13516
-SE3131
-Westland Lynx22
-Westland Sea King21

Navy

Total naval - number of all military ships in country. Includes auxiliaries.
Aircraft carriers includes helicopter carriers. Destroyers includes Battlecruisers and Cruisers.
Total naval
64
Aircraft carriers
0
Destroyers
0
Frigates
10
Corvettes
5
Submarines
6
Current equipment main models

Aircraft carriers

TypeNameNumber
--

Destroyers

TypeNameNumber
--

Frigates

TypeNameNumber
-Brandenburg4
-Bremen3

Corvettes

TypeNameNumber

Submarines

TypeNameNumber
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