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Military power of Germany and USA

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Country: Germany USA
Capital: Berlin Washington
Population: 82 175 700 324 527 000
Area: 357 168 km2 9 857 306 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads 7 200 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 44,3 billion $ 610 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1,2% 3,1%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 178 334 1 281 900
Reserve personnel: 40 000 811 000
Available for military: 18 529 299 73 270 043

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Land Forces

Tanks: 328 6 393×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 3 592 41 760
Total artillery: 440 3 269
Self-propelled artillery: 148 950
Rocket artillery: 50 1 197

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 785 12 304
Fighter aircraft: 134 457
Multirole aircraf: 115 2 192
Attack aircraft: 0 587
Helicopters: 358 4 889

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Navy

Total naval: 64 437
Aircraftcarriers: 0 20
Destroyers: 0 85
Frigates: 10 0
Corvettes: 5 0
Submarines: 6 71

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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.

USA

18 years of age (17 years of age with parental consent) for male and female voluntary service; no conscription; maximum enlistment age 42 (Army), 27 (Air Force), 34 (Navy), 28 (Marines); service obligation 8 years, including 2-5 years active duty (Army), 2 years active (Navy), 4 years active (Air Force, Marines); DoD is eliminating prohibitions restricting women from assignments in units smaller than brigades or near combat units.