FANDOM



Franco-German Armed Forces
FGC military crest

Official Coat of Arms for the Franco-German Military

Service branches

-under French control-

Armée de Terre


Marine Nationale


Armée de l'Air


Gendarmerie Nationale

-under German control-

Heer (Army)


Marine (Navy)


Luftwaffe (Air Force)


Streitkräftebasis (Joint Support Service)


Zentraler Sanitätsdienst (Central Medical Services)

Headquarters Strassburg, Alscace-Lorraine, FGC
Leadership
Commander-in-Chief President Charles Millon
Minister of Defence Jean-François Susbielle
Chief of staff General Volker Wieker (Heer)
Chief Geostrategist Samuel Huntington
Manpower
Military age 17 years of age with consent for voluntary military service (2001)
Available for

military service

29,424,002 (2010 est.), age 15–49
Fit for

military service

21,262,661 (2010 est.), age 15–49
Reaching military

age annually

834,252
Active personnel 497,682
Reserve personnel 774,000
Expenditures
Budget

US$82.7 billion

(this figure excludes the Gendarmerie)

Percent of GDP 4.6%


Aircraft Origin Type Versions Quantity

[1]

Notes
Fixed-wing Aircraft
A-10 Thunderbolt II United States Attack Aircraft A-10A----

A-10C

176----

138

AC-130 Spectre United States Attack Aircraft AC-130H----

AC-130U

8----

13

B-1 Lancer United States Bombers

B-1B


B-1R

85 2 Test Aircraft
B-2 Spirit United States Bombers B-2A 20 1 Test Aircraft
B-52 Stratofortress United States Bombers B-52H 94
C-5 Galaxy United States Cargo Aircraft C-5A----

C-5B---- C-5C---- C-5M

58----

50---- 2---- 1

C-12 Huron United States Cargo Aircraft C-12C----

C-12D---- C-12F---- C-12J---- MC-12W

16----

6---- 2---- 4---- 1 (24 ordered)

C-17 Globemaster III United States Cargo Aircraft C-17A 205
Gulfstream C-20 United States Cargo Aircraft C-20B----

C-20H

5----

2

Learjet C-21 United States Cargo Aircraft C-21A 76
Boeing C-22 United States Cargo Aircraft C-22B 3
C-26 Metroliner United States Cargo Aircraft C-26B 11
Boeing C-32 United States Cargo Aircraft C-32A----

C-32B

4----

2

Gulfstream C-37 United States Cargo Aircraft C-37A 9
Gulfstream C-38 United States Cargo Aircraft C-38A 2
C-40 Clipper United States Cargo Aircraft C-40B----

C-40C

4----

6

C-130 Hercules United States Cargo Aircraft C-130E----

C-130H

171----

283

C-130J Super Hercules United States Cargo Aircraft C-130J----

C-130J-30

28----

5

C-135 Stratolifter United States Cargo Aircraft C-135 2
E-3 Sentry United States Airborne Command and Control Aircraft E-3B----

E-3C

22----

16

Boeing E-4 United States Airborne Command and Control Aircraft E-4B 4
E-8 Joint STARS United States Airborne Command and Control Aircraft E-8A----

E-8C

6----

17

EC-130 Commando Solo United States Electronic Warfare Aircraft EC-130E----

EC-130H

4----

14

EC-130J Commando Solo United States Electronic Warfare Aircraft EC-130J 6
F-15E Strike Eagle United States Fighter Aircraft F-15E 223
F-16 Fighting Falcon United States Fighter Aircraft F-16C/D 1245 To be replaced by the F-35A
F-22 Raptor United States Fighter Aircraft F-22A 417
F-35 Lightning II United States Fighter Aircraft F-35A 2,112
HC-130 Hercules United States Search and Rescue Aircraft HC-130N----

HC-130P

10----

22

KC-10 Extender United States Tanker Aircraft KC-10A 59
KC-135 Stratotanker United States Tanker Aircraft KC-135E----

KC-135R---- KC-135T

MC-130E/H/P Combat Talon I/II/Combat Shadow United States Multi-mission Aircraft MC-130E----

MC-130H---- MC-130P

14----

20---- 27

OA-10 Thunderbolt II United States Observation Aircraft OA-10A 108 To be replaced by the F-35A
OC-135 Open Skies United States Observation Aircraft OC-135B 3
Boeing RC-135 United States Reconnaissance Aircraft RC-135S----

RC-135U---- RC-135V---- RC-135W

3----

2---- 8---- 5

T-1 Jayhawk United States Trainer Aircraft T-1A 179
T-6 Texan II United States Trainer Aircraft T-6A 337
T-38 Talon United States Trainer Aircraft T-38A----

T-38C---- (A)T-38B

200----

246---- 31

T-41 Mescalero United States Trainer Aircraft T-41C 4
Boeing T-43 United States Trainer Aircraft T-43 8
Cessna T-51 United States Trainer Aircraft T-51A 3
Diamond T-52 Austria
Canada
Trainer Aircraft T-52A 20
TU-2 Dragon Lady United States Trainer Aircraft TU-2S 16
U-2 Dragon Lady United States Reconnaissance Aircraft U-2S 25
Pilatus U-28 Switzerland Utility Aircraft U-28A 6
Boeing VC-25 United States VIP Transport VC-25A 2 Used as Presidential Transport
WC-130 Hercules United States Weather Reconnaissance Aircraft WC-130H----

WC-130J

10----

10

WC-135 Constant Phoenix United States Weather Reconnaissance Aircraft WC-135 2
GOSV War Eagle Franco-Germania Orbital Bomber/Transport

GOSV-B


GOSV-T

10


10

BQ-3 Ghost Franco-Germania Unmanned Bomber BQ-3A 35
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