We use cookies to personalise content and ads. You can change your cookie settings at any time. More info

Compare armed forces

Military power of Germany and Israel

Country: Germany Israel
Capital: Berlin Jerusalem
Population: 82 175 700 8 238 300
Area: 357 168 km2 20 770 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 200 warheads
More: Germany military forces description Israel military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 17,8 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 5,8%
Show/hide all charts

Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 176 500
Reserve personnel: 40 000 445 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 1 797 960

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 4 170×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 6 766
Total artillery: 441 1 522
Self-propelled artillery: 149 614
Rocket artillery: 50 48

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 789
Fighter aircraft: 125 52
Multirole aircraf: 93 343
Attack aircraft: 0 25
Helicopters: 380 203

Navy

Total naval: 64 74
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 10 0
Corvettes: 5 3
Submarines: 6 5

Military service

Germany

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.

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).