Photo Gallery: Out of Commission
Fotostrecke

Photo Gallery: Out of Commission

Foto: THOMAS PETER/ REUTERS

Germany's Disarmed Forces Ramshackle Military at Odds with Global Aspirations

Germany wants to strengthen its role in international affairs. But recent reports suggest the country's weapons systems are in such disrepair that Berlin actually has very little to offer its partners.
Von SPIEGEL Staff

Bundeswehr - Operational Capability of Select Weapons Systems

Total stock = all procured units
Available = in operation, including systems currently out of service because of maintenance or repair
Deployable = can be used immediately for missions, exercises or training

*includes pre-production models
Source: Bundeswehr German Armed Forces