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Military power of Israel and Germany

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

Military expenditures

Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 41,1 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 1,2%
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Manpower

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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).

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.