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Military power of Russia and Germany

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

Military expenditures

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

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

Land Forces

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

Air Forces

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

Navy

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

Military service

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.

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.