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Military power of Germany and Russia

Country: Germany Russia
Capital: Berlin Moscow
Population: 82 175 700 144 554 993
Area: 357 168 km2 17 098 242 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 500 warheads
More: Germany military forces description Russia military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 41,1 billion $ 69,2 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 5,3%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 771 000
Reserve personnel: 40 000 2 000 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 34 765 736

Land Forces

Tanks: 328 20 050×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 357 30 201
Total artillery: 441 14 533
Self-propelled artillery: 149 5 943
Rocket artillery: 50 4 020

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 776 4 042
Fighter aircraft: 125 629
Multirole aircraf: 93 428
Attack aircraft: 0 752
Helicopters: 380 1 360

Navy

Total naval: 64 313
Aircraftcarriers: 0 1
Destroyers: 0 19
Frigates: 10 6
Corvettes: 5 83
Submarines: 6 61

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.

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.