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Military power of Netherlands & Germany

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Netherlands vs Germany

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Country: Netherlands (NL) Germany (DE)
Capital: Amsterdam Berlin
Population: 17,469,635 83,166,711
Area: 41,543 km2 357,168 km2
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Economy Comparison:

Military expenditures

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Military budget: 13.7 billion $ 57 billion $
Percent of GDP: 1.5% 1.4%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 35,400 183,907
Reserve personnel: 4,500 30,050
Available for military: 7,728,129 18,529,299

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 18 328
Armoured fighting vehicles: 1,039 3,874
Total artillery: 57 401
Self-propelled artillery: 57 121
Rocket artillery: 0 38

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 201 662
Fighter aircraft: 0 141
Multirole aircraf: 78 90
Attack aircraft: 0 0
Helicopters: 94 347
UCAV (combat drone): 4 0

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Navy

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Total naval: 56 65
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 4 0
Frigates: 2 12
Corvettes: 0 5
Submarines: 4 6

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Nuclear weapons

Netherlands

Netherlands participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Germany

Germany participates in the NATO nuclear weapons sharing arrangements and trains for delivering United States nuclear warheads.

Military service

Netherlands

17 years of age for an all-volunteer force.

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.