UNROCA original report

Germany 2018


Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Exports

Category(I-VII) Final importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks Qatar 2 Leopard 2
I. Battle tanks Singapore 18 Leopard 2
II. Armoured combat vehicles Jordan 25 Marder
II. Armoured combat vehicles Qatar 1 Fennek
III. Large calibre artillery systems Lithuania 2 Panzerhaubitze 2000
IV. (a) Combat aircraft Pakistan 1 Torpedo Bomber / Naval Reconnaissance Conversion of commercial aircraft

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Imports

Category(I-VII) Exporter state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks Netherlands 17 Germany Leopard 2 partially dismantled

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Military holdings

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
I. Battle tanks 191 Leopard 1
I. Battle tanks 621 Leopard 2
II. Armoured combat vehicles 778 Marder
II. Armoured combat vehicles 226 Puma
II. Armoured combat vehicles 359 Fuchs
II. Armoured combat vehicles 144 Boxer
II. Armoured combat vehicles 169 Fennek
II. Armoured combat vehicles 100 Wiesel MK
II. Armoured combat vehicles 113 Wiesel TOW
II. Armoured combat vehicles 75 BV 206 S
III. Large calibre artillery systems 148 Panzerhaubitze 2000
III. Large calibre artillery systems 119 Mörser Tampella
III. Large calibre artillery systems 55 MLRS Mars
III. Large calibre artillery systems 10 FH M101
III. Large calibre artillery systems 2 Panzerhaubitze M109
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 88 Tornado Air Force
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 133 Eurofighter 2000 Air Force
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 8 P-3 C Orion Navy
V. Attack helicopters 55 UH Tiger Army
V. Attack helicopters 5 BO-105 PAH-1 Air Force
V. Attack helicopters 22 ASW Helicopter SeaLynx Navy
VI. Warships 9 Frigates
VI. Warships 5 Corvettes
VI. Warships 12 MCM Boats
VI. Warships 6 Submarines
VI. Warships 13 Auxiliary Ships
VII. (a) Missiles and missile launchers 1150 Missiles
VII. (b) Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems (MANPADS). 3647 MANPADS

Major conventional arms (Category I-VII) - Procurement through national production

Category(I-VII) Number of Items Description of Items Comments on the transfer
II. Armoured combat vehicles 72 Puma
II. Armoured combat vehicles 10 Boxer
IV. (a) Combat aircraft 9 Eurofighter 2000
V. Attack helicopters 4 UH Tiger

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Small Arms Exports

Category Final Importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
2. Rifles and carbines United Kingdom 30
3. Sub-machine guns Belgium 18
3. Sub-machine guns Czech Rep. 473
3. Sub-machine guns Denmark 304
3. Sub-machine guns France 5
3. Sub-machine guns Iceland 57
3. Sub-machine guns Ireland 50
3. Sub-machine guns Italy 12
3. Sub-machine guns Japan 20
3. Sub-machine guns Latvia 657
3. Sub-machine guns Lithuania 2
3. Sub-machine guns Luxembourg 92
3. Sub-machine guns Malta 10
3. Sub-machine guns Netherlands 71
3. Sub-machine guns Norway 1
3. Sub-machine guns Portugal 34
3. Sub-machine guns Slovakia 48
3. Sub-machine guns Spain 178
3. Sub-machine guns Sweden 606
3. Sub-machine guns Switzerland 60
3. Sub-machine guns United States 67
3. Sub-machine guns Montenegro 5
4. Assault rifles Austria 1
4. Assault rifles Belgium 44
4. Assault rifles Canada 11
4. Assault rifles Croatia 18
4. Assault rifles Czech Rep. 169
4. Assault rifles Finland 90
4. Assault rifles France 17880
4. Assault rifles Ireland 16
4. Assault rifles Italy 36
4. Assault rifles Japan 81
4. Assault rifles Latvia 3860
4. Assault rifles Luxembourg 10
4. Assault rifles Netherlands 314
4. Assault rifles Poland 60
4. Assault rifles Portugal 140
4. Assault rifles Romania 6
4. Assault rifles Slovakia 3
4. Assault rifles Spain 205
4. Assault rifles Sweden 2
4. Assault rifles United Kingdom 98
4. Assault rifles United States 6019
5. Light machine guns Belgium 7
5. Light machine guns Japan 2
5. Light machine guns Slovakia 2
5. Light machine guns Switzerland 2

Light Weapons Exports

Category Final Importer state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Heavy machine guns Belgium 1 temporary
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Belgium 2 1 temporary
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Canada 30
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Denmark 2
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers France 1714
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Hungary 92
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Japan 4
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Latvia 181
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Lithuania 34
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Netherlands 20
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Norway 20
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Portugal 18
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Slovakia 1
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers United Kingdom 87
4. Recoilless rifles Belgium 390
4. Recoilless rifles Jordan 385
4. Recoilless rifles Mexico 1467
4. Recoilless rifles Switzerland 8000
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems Netherlands 2500 1500 leased
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems Romania 56
6. Mortars of calibres less than 75 mm Belgium 2
6. Mortars of calibres less than 75 mm Switzerland 13

Small Arms Imports

Category Exporter state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
2. Rifles and carbines United Kingdom 50035
2. Rifles and carbines United States 1 temporary
3. Sub-machine guns Austria 1
3. Sub-machine guns Belgium 4 temporary
3. Sub-machine guns Mexico 78
3. Sub-machine guns Poland 1 temporary
3. Sub-machine guns Switzerland 2
3. Sub-machine guns United States 233
4. Assault rifles Austria 6 1 temporary
4. Assault rifles Belgium 37 15temporary
4. Assault rifles Lithuania 9 temporary
4. Assault rifles Portugal 2 temporary
4. Assault rifles Switzerland 1
4. Assault rifles United Kingdom 2
4. Assault rifles United States 18
5. Light machine guns Austria 52 2 temporary
5. Light machine guns Belgium 113 8 temporary
5. Light machine guns Lithuania 2 temporary
5. Light machine guns United States 2

Light Weapons Import

Category Exporter state Number of Items State of origin (if not exporter) Intermediate location(s) (if any) Description of Items Comments on the transfer
1. Heavy machine guns Austria 1
1. Heavy machine guns Belgium 27 2 temporary
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Austria 2 temporary
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Belgium 4 temporary
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers Switzerland 2 temporary
2. Hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers United States 168
3. Portable anti-tank guns Bulgaria 2
3. Portable anti-tank guns Lithuania 3 temporary
3. Portable anti-tank guns Slovenia 12
5. Portable anti-tank missile launchers and rocket systems Israel 18
6. Mortars of calibres less than 75 mm Austria 1
6. Mortars of calibres less than 75 mm Belgium 2 1 temporary

National criterion to determine when a transfer takes effect

The export / import numbers published in this report refer to licenses issued and define maximum quantities. The actual exports / imports may be lower, or, in case of unused licences, nil.

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Data reflects authorized transfers only

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