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Comparison of Germany and Russia Military Strengths (2024)



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Side-by-side comparison showcasing the relative conventional fighting strengths of Germany and Russia for the year 2024.



The selected countries for comparison, Germany and Russia, are displayed below in side-by-side format. The Primary selection is displayed in Blue while the Secondary selection is displayed in Red. Go back to compare two other military powers.

The side-by-side comparison provides a theoretical look at war footing between two potential (or active) military rivals.
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COUNTRIES
Germany
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PwrIndx: 0.2847
Score of 0.0000 being optimal.
(Rnk 19 of 145)
Russia
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PwrIndx: 0.0702
Score of 0.0000 being optimal.
(Rnk 2 of 145)


COMPARISON BRIEF
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Manpower
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Germany national flag image Land Power Russia national flag image
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Germany national flag image Financials Russia national flag image
Germany national flag image Logistics Russia national flag image
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MANPOWER
Total Population (Rnk 18)
84,220,184
(Diff: -57,478,739)
Total Population (Rnk 9)
141,698,923
(Diff: 57,478,739)
Available Manpower (Rnk 18)
38,741,285
(Diff: -30,691,187)
Available Manpower (Rnk 9)
69,432,472
(Diff: 30,691,187)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 18)
30,993,028
(Diff: -15,484,219)
Fit-for-Service (Rnk 10)
46,477,247
(Diff: 15,484,219)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 25)
842,202
(Diff: -433,088)
Reaching Mil. Age Annually (Rnk 18)
1,275,290
(Diff: 433,088)
Active Personnel (Rnk 30)
181,600
(Diff: -1,138,400)
Active Personnel (Rnk 5)
1,320,000
(Diff: 1,138,400)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 56)
34,000
(Diff: -1,966,000)
Reserve Personnel (Rnk 4)
2,000,000
(Diff: 1,966,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -250,000)
Paramilitary Forces (Rnk 8)
250,000
(Diff: 250,000)
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FINANCIALS
Defense Budget (Rnk 7)
$55,941,410,000
(Diff: $-53,058,590,000)
Defense Budget (Rnk 3)
$109,000,000,000
(Diff: $53,058,590,000)
External Debt (Rnk 114)
$5,671,463,000,000
(Diff: $5,171,463,000,000)
External Debt (Rnk 95)
$500,000,000,000
(Diff: $-5,171,463,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 12)
$295,736,000,000
(Diff: $-336,506,000,000)
Foreign Reserve (Rnk 6)
$632,242,000,000
(Diff: $336,506,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 5)
$4,424,000,000,000
(Diff: $346,000,000,000)
Purchasing Power (Rnk 6)
$4,078,000,000,000
(Diff: $-346,000,000,000)


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AIRPOWER
Total Aircraft (Rnk 18)
618
(Diff: -3,637)
Total Aircraft (Rnk 2)
4,255
(Diff: 3,637)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 19)
133
(Diff: -676)
Fighter Aircraft (Rnk 3)
809
(Diff: 676)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 10)
76
(Diff: -654)
Dedicated Attack (Rnk 2)
730
(Diff: 654)
Transports (Rnk 18)
46
(Diff: -407)
Transports (Rnk 2)
453
(Diff: 407)
Trainers (Rnk 50)
39
(Diff: -513)
Trainers (Rnk 2)
552
(Diff: 513)
Special-Mission (Rnk 7)
37
(Diff: -108)
Special-Mission (Rnk 2)
145
(Diff: 108)
Aerial Tankers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -19)
Aerial Tankers (Rnk 3)
19
(Diff: 19)
Helicopters (Rnk 12)
318
(Diff: -1,229)
Helicopters (Rnk 2)
1,547
(Diff: 1,229)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 12)
55
(Diff: -504)
Attack Helicopters (Rnk 2)
559
(Diff: 504)


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LAND POWER
Tank Strength (Rnk 45)
295
(Diff: -14,482)
Tank Strength (Rnk 1)
14,777
(Diff: 14,482)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 6)
79,317
(Diff: -82,065)
Armored Vehicles (Rnk 3)
161,382
(Diff: 82,065)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 31)
134
(Diff: -6,074)
Self-Propelled Artillery (Rnk 1)
6,208
(Diff: 6,074)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -8,356)
Towed Artillery (Rnk 1)
8,356
(Diff: 8,356)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 56)
33
(Diff: -3,032)
Mobile Rocket Projectors (Rnk 2)
3,065
(Diff: 3,032)


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NAVAL POWER
Fleet Strength (Rnk 48)
64
(Diff: -717)
Fleet Strength (Rnk 1)
781
(Diff: 717)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -1)
Aircraft Carriers (Rnk 3)
1
(Diff: 1)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: 0)
Helo Carriers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: 0)
Submarines (Rnk 15)
6
(Diff: -59)
Submarines (Rnk 1)
65
(Diff: 59)
Destroyers (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -14)
Destroyers (Rnk 4)
14
(Diff: 14)
Frigates (Rnk 6)
12
(Diff: 0)
Frigates (Rnk 6)
12
(Diff: 0)
Corvettes (Rnk 12)
5
(Diff: -78)
Corvettes (Rnk 1)
83
(Diff: 78)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 145)
0
(Diff: -122)
Patrol Vessels (Rnk 8)
122
(Diff: 122)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 10)
12
(Diff: -35)
Mine Warfare (Rnk 1)
47
(Diff: 35)


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LOGISTICS
Airports (Rnk 11)
539
(Diff: -679)
Airports (Rnk 5)
1,218
(Diff: 679)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 31)
592
(Diff: -2,325)
Merchant Marine (Rnk 7)
2,917
(Diff: 2,325)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 8)
13
(Diff: 5)
Ports & Terminals (Rnk 13)
8
(Diff: -5)
Labor Force (Rnk 15)
43,968,000
(Diff: -28,476,000)
Labor Force (Rnk 7)
72,444,000
(Diff: 28,476,000)
Roadways (Rnk 10)
830,000km
(Diff: -453,387km)
Roadways (Rnk 5)
1,283,387km
(Diff: 453,387km)
Roadways (Rnk 6)
39,379km
(Diff: -46,115km)
Roadways (Rnk 3)
85,494km
(Diff: 46,115km)


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NATURAL RESOURCES
Oil Production (Rnk 39)
135,000bbl
(Diff: -10,615,000bbl)
Oil Production (Rnk 3)
10,750,000bbl
(Diff: 10,615,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 105)
2,350,000bbl
(Diff: -1,350,000bbl)
Oil Consumption (Rnk 110)
3,700,000bbl
(Diff: 1,350,000bbl)
Proven Oil Reserves (Rnk 54)
115,200,000bbl
(Diff: -79,884,800,000bbl)
Proven Oil Reserves (Rnk 8)
80,000,000,000bbl
(Diff: 79,884,800,000bbl)
Natural Gas Production (Rnk 46)
5,128,909,000bbl
(Diff: -696,415,280,000bbl)
Natural Gas Production (Rnk 2)
701,544,189,000bbl
(Diff: 696,415,280,000bbl)
Natural Gas Consumption (Rnk 102)
87,546,767,000bbl
(Diff: -373,065,402,000bbl)
Natural Gas Consumption (Rnk 108)
460,612,169,000bbl
(Diff: 373,065,402,000bbl)
Proven Nat.Gas Reserves (Rnk 67)
23,390,000,000bbl
(Diff: -47,781,825,000,000bbl)
Proven Nat.Gas Reserves (Rnk 1)
47,805,215,000,000bbl
(Diff: 47,781,825,000,000bbl)
Coal Production (Rnk 8)
114,860,000bbl
(Diff: -332,472,000bbl)
Coal Production (Rnk 6)
447,332,000bbl
(Diff: 332,472,000bbl)
Coal Consumption (Rnk 109)
145,379,000bbl
(Diff: -120,659,000bbl)
Coal Consumption (Rnk 112)
266,038,000bbl
(Diff: 120,659,000bbl)
Proven Coal Reserves (Rnk 7)
35,900,000,000bbl
(Diff: -126,266,000,000bbl)
Proven Coal Reserves (Rnk 2)
162,166,000,000bbl
(Diff: 126,266,000,000bbl)


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GEOGRAPHY
Square Land Area (Rnk 61)
357,022km
(Diff: -16,741,220km)
Square Land Area (Rnk 1)
17,098,242km
(Diff: 16,741,220km)
Shared Border (Rnk 81)
3,694km
(Diff: -18,713km)
Shared Border (Rnk 133)
22,407km
(Diff: 18,713km)
Coastline (Rnk 63)
2,389km
(Diff: -35,264km)
Coastline (Rnk 105)
37,653km
(Diff: 35,264km)
Waterways (Rnk 21)
7,300km
(Diff: -94,700km)
Waterways (Rnk 1)
102,000km
(Diff: 94,700km)


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