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Germany:
Military & Transnational Issues

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Military branches
Definition
Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr): Army (Heer), Navy (Deutsche Marine, includes naval air arm), Air Force (Luftwaffe), Joint Service Support Command (Streitkraeftebasis), Central Medical Service (Zentraler Sanitaetsdienst) (2006)
Military service age and obligation
Definition
18 years of age (conscripts serve a 9-month tour of compulsory military service) (2004)
Manpower available for military service
Definition
males age 16-49: 19,594,118
females age 16-49: 18,543,955 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service
Definition - World rank and map
males age 16-49: 15,906,930
females age 16-49: 15,051,183 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually
Definition
males age 16-49: 442,972
females age 16-49: 420,801 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP
Definition - World rank and map
1.5% (2005 est.)
Disputes - international
Definition
none
Illicit drugs
Definition
source of precursor chemicals for South American cocaine processors; transshipment point for and consumer of Southwest Asian heroin, Latin American cocaine, and European-produced synthetic drugs; major financial center


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