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German Air Force Equipment

Luftwaffe - Modernization

90 95 00 05 10 14 15 20 25 30
Personnel ,000 - - - - - - - - - -
Active -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Reserve -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
FGA/FTR 463 454 411 385 230 188 175 207 200 200
5th Generation - - - - - - - - 80 80
FCAS / NextGenWS F-35 JSF EU - - - - - - - - 80 80
4th Generation 194 297 257 229 154 160 175 207 140 140
Tornado F/O FA-18E/F FMS USA - - - - - - - - 70 70
Tornado F/O Typhoon Eurofighter EU - - - 8 38 91 108 70 70 70
Tornado PA 200 EU 194 273 234 221 116 69 67 67 - -
MiG-29 SU - 24 23 - - - - - - -
3rd Generation 269 157 154 156 76 28 - - - -
F-4 Phantom II USA - - - 152 76 28 - - - -
F-4F Phantom USA 114 150 147 - - - - - - -
F-4E Phantom USA 8 7 7 - - - - - - -
Alpha Jet EU 147 - - - - - - - - -
MiG-23   SU - - - 2 - - - - - -
MiG-21   SU - - - 1 - - - - - -
Su-22   SU - - - 1 - - - - - -
Recon 72 40 41 42 21 18 18 18 18
PA-200 Tornado EU - + 40 41 42 21 18 18 18 18
RF-4E   USA 72 - - - - - - - - -
TANKER - 3 5 7 7 4 4 4 4 4
A-310 MRTT   EU - 3 5 7 7 4 4 4 4 4
Transport 158 108 98 89 92 70 70 50 50 50
Intermediate.. - - - - - 15 40 40 40
A400M EU - - - - - - 15 40 40 40
Medium 84 85 84 83 83 60 45 - - -
C-160 Transall EU 84 85 84 83 83 60 45 - - -
Light 63 11 4 - - - - - - -
Do-28-D2 EU 60 - - - - - - - - -
VFW-614 3 3 - - - - - - - -
HFB-320 - 4 - - - - - - - -
L-410-S - 4 4 - - - - - - -
Passenger 11 13 10 6 9 10 10 10 10 10
Airbus A350   EU - - - - - - - 1 3 3
Airbus A340   EU - - - - - 2 2 1 - -
Airbus A319   EU - - - - - 2 2 2 2 2
Airbus A310   EU - - - - 3 2 2 2 2 2
Boeing 707   USA 4 4 2 - - - - - - -
Tu-154 Careless SU - 2 1 - - - - - - -
Global 5000 Global Express CA - - - - - 4 4 4 4 4
CL-601 Challenger CA 7 7 7 6 6 - - - - -
Trainer *   144 157 115 151 106 128 128 128 128 128
Jet - Advanced 50 47 40 76 23 16 16 16 16 16
PA 200 Tornado EU 42 36 13 36 23 16 16 16 16 16
MiG-29-UB SU - 4 4 - - - - - - -
F-4 Phantom II USA 8 7 23 40 - - - - - -
Jet - Intermediate 94 110 75 75 40 40 40 40 40 40
T-X EU - - - - - - - 40 40 40
T-37B Tweet USA 35 35 35 35 - - - - - -
T-38A # Talon USA 41 41 40 40 40 40 40 - - -
Alpha Jet EU 18 34 - - - - - - - -
Prop - Primary ** + + + + 43 72 72 72 72 72
T-6 # Texan II USA - - - - 40 69 69 69 69 69
G-120TP ## DE - - - 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
P.149D USA + - - - - - - - - -
Helicopter   110 110 102 89 - - - - - -
Medium - 5-20 ton - 6 3 3 - - - - - -
Mi-8S   SU - 6 - - - - - - - -
AS-532U2 Cougar EU - - 3 3 - - - - - -
Light / Utility - 5 ton 110 104 99 86 - - - - - -
H145M H145M LUH SAR EU - - - - - - 15 - - -
UH-1D   USA 110 104 99 86 - - - - - -
UAV   - - - - 3 3 - - - -
RQ-4B EuroHawk USA - - - - - 1 - - - -
IAI Heron IS - - - - 3 3 - - - -
ASM   + + + + + -- -- -- -- --
AS-20 EU + - - - - -- -- -- -- --
AGM-65 Maverick USA + + + + - - - - - -
AGM-88 / -88A HARM USA - + + + + + + + + +
Taurus 350 EU - - - + - - - - - -
KEPD 350 EU - - - - + + + + + +
Komoran 2 EU - - - - + + + + + +
AAM   + + + + + -- -- -- -- --
AIM-9 Sidewinder USA + + + + + + + + + +
AA-8 Aphid SU - + + + - - - - - -
AA-10 Alamo SU - + + + - - - - - -
AA-11 Archer SU - + + + - - - - - -
LFK AIM-2000 Iris-T EU - - - - + + + + + +
AIM 120A/B AMRAAM USA - - - - + + + + + +
SAM   284 599 + + + -- -- -- -- --
HAWK   USA 216 216 + + - - - - - -
Roland   EU 68 95 + + - - - - - -
Patriot   USA - 288 + + + + + + + +

Sources:
The Military Balance

* total inventories are difficult to track, as some German Air Force aircraft
fly outside of Germany without Luftwaffe insignia, and thus are not counted by many bean counters

* presumably there were a fair number of prop primary trainers prior to 2010,
but it is not possible to determine their types and numbers

# in USAF livery at Sheppard Air Force Base, TX

## in Lufthansa livery at Airline Training Centre Arizona (ATCA)



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