The Bundeswehr (roughly "Federal Defence") is the name of the AGS military. It consists of the three branches: Heer (Army), Luftwaffe (Air Force) and Marine (Navy). It also controls three of the AGS government's elite forces: Kommando Spezialkräfte ("Special Forces Command"), or KSK; HAZARD teams, which respond to Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, and Nanotechology (CBRNN) incidents; and Fernspähtruppe (“Long-Range Reconnaissance Unit”) teams.
According to the disarmament treaties of 2041 the Bundeswehr is a pure defense force limited to a strength of 250,000 soldiers.
The Bundeswehr used to be a conscript army with a compulsory 12 months military service time for every citizen, male and female. This was changed in 2060 and transformation into an all-volunteer military started.
The Bundeswehr is well-trained and -equipped, cyberware is common among officers.
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- Target: Wastelands, 27
- Deutschland in den Schatten II, 292
- Fronteinsatz (War!, German translation)