Structure of the German Army

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The current structure of the German Army is as follows:

Army Command

  • 20px Army Command (Kommando Heer) in Strausberg
    • LZLgr Gerät Herongen.jpg Central Army Storage (Zentrales Langzeitlager) in Herongen
    • LZLgr Gerät Pirmasens.jpg Central Army Storage (Zentrales Langzeitlager) in Pirmasens
    • ZMobStp Brück-Neuseddin.jpg Central Mobilisation Base (Zentraler Mobilmachungsstützpunkt) in Brück
Structure of the German Army 2016 (click to enlarge)

1st Panzerdivision

10th Panzerdivision

  • 30px 10. Panzerdivision in Veitshöchheim
    • 20px Staff and Signal Company 10th Panzerdivision in Veitshöchheim
    • 20px 131st Artillery Battalion (Artilleriebataillon 131) in Weiden in der Oberpfalz with 16x PzH 2000 155mm self-propelled howitzers, 8x M270 MLRS multiple rocket launch systems, KZO drones and 2x Euro-Art COBRA counter-battery radars
    • 20px 345th Artillery Demonstration Battalion (Artillerielehrbataillon 345) in Idar-Oberstein with 24x PzH 2000 155mm self-propelled howitzers, 8x M270 MLRS multiple rocket launch systems, KZO drones and 2x Euro-Art COBRA counter-battery radars
    • 25px 12th Armored Brigade (Panzerbrigade 12) in Cham
      • 20px HQ and Signal Company 12th Armored Brigade in Cham
      • 20px 8th Reconnaissance Battalion (Aufklärungsbataillon 8) in Freyung with Fennek reconnaissance vehicles and KZO drones
      • 20px 8th Mountain Tank Battalion (Gebirgspanzerbataillon 8) in Pfreimd (2x of 4x tank companies active) with 28x Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks
      • PzBtl 104 (V1).png 104th Tank Battalion (Panzerbataillon 104) in Pfreimd with 44x Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks
      • PzGrenBtl112.jpg 112th Mechanized Infantry Battalion (Panzergrenadierbataillon 112) in Regen with 44x Puma infantry fighting vehicles
      • PzGrenBtl122 (V1).jpg 122nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion (Panzergrenadierbataillon 122) in Oberviechtach with 44x Puma infantry fighting vehicles
      • 20px 4th Armored Engineer Battalion (Panzerpionierbataillon 4) in Bogen
      • 20px 4th Supply Battalion (Versorgungsbataillon 4) in Roding
    • Gebirgsjägerbrigade 23 (Bundeswehr).svg 23rd Mountain Infantry Brigade (Gebirgsjägerbrigade 23) in Bad Reichenhall
      • 20px Staff and Signal Company 23rd Mountain Infantry Brigade in Bad Reichenhall
      • 25px 230th Mountain Reconnaissance Battalion (Gebirgsaufklärungsbataillon 230) in Füssen with Fennek reconnaissance vehicles and KZO drones
      • 25px 231st Mountain Infantry Battalion (Gebirgsjägerbataillon 231) in Bad Reichenhall with GTK Boxer armored personnel carriers
      • 25px 232nd Mountain Infantry Battalion (Gebirgsjägerbataillon 232) in Bischofswiesen with Bv206S
      • 25px 233rd Mountain Infantry Battalion (Gebirgsjägerbataillon 233) in Mittenwald with Bv206S
      • 25px 8th Mountain Engineer Battalion (Gebirgspionierbataillon 8) in Ingolstadt
      • 25px 8th Mountain Supply Battalion (Gebirgsversorgungsbataillon 8) in Füssen
      • 25px 230th Mountain Transport Mules Training Center (Einsatz- und Ausbildungszentrum für Gebirgstragtierwesen 230) in Bad Reichenhall
    • 25px 37th Mechanized Infantry Brigade (Panzergrenadierbrigade 37) in Frankenberg
      • 20px Staff and Signal Company 37th Mechanized Infantry Brigade in Frankenberg
      • 20px 13h Reconnaissance Battalion (Aufklärungsbataillon 13) in Gotha with Fennek reconnaissance vehicles and KZO drones
      • PzGrenBtl371 (V1).jpg 371st Mechanized Infantry Battalion (Panzergrenadierbataillon 371) in Marienberg with 44x Puma infantry fighting vehicles
      • PzGrenBtl 391.jpg 391st Mechanized Infantry Battalion (Panzergrenadierbataillon 391) in Bad Salzungen with 44x Puma infantry fighting vehicles
      • 20px 393rd Panzer Battalion (Panzerbataillon 393) in Bad Frankenhausen with 44x Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks
      • 20px 701st Armored Engineer Battalion (Panzerpionierbataillon 701) in Gera
      • 20px 131st Supply Battalion (Versorgungsbataillon 131) in Bad Frankenhausen

Rapid Forces Division

  • 25px Division Schnelle Kräfte in Stadtallendorf
    • 20px Staff and Signal Company Division Schnelle Kräfte in Stadtallendorf
    • THRgt 10.jpg 10th Transport Helicopter Regiment (Transporthubschrauberregiment 10) in Faßberg with 40x NH90 transport helicopters
    • 20px 30th Transport Helicopter Regiment (Transporthubschrauberregiment 30) in Niederstetten with 40x NH90 transport helicopters
    • 20px 36h Attack Helicopter Regiment Kampfhubschrauberregiment 36) in Fritzlar with 40x Eurocopter Tiger attack helicopters
    • Kommando Spezialkräfte (Bundeswehr).svg Special Forces Command (Kommando Spezialkräfte) (KSK) in Calw
    • 25px 1st Airborne Brigade (Luftlandebrigade 1) in Saarlouis
      • 20px Staff and Signal Company 1st Airborne Brigade in Saarlouis
      • 20px 26th Parachute Infantry Regiment (Fallschirmjägerregiment 26) in Zweibrücken
        • 1x Staff, 2x Special Operations, 3x Parachute Infantry, 1x Heavy Weapons, 1x Supply, 1x Medical, 1x Reserve, and 1x Training Company
      • 20px 31st Parachute Infantry Regiment (Fallschirmjägerregiment 31) in Seedorf
        • 1x Staff, 2x Special Operations, 3x Parachute Infantry, 1x Heavy Weapons, 1x Supply, 1x Medical, 1x Reserve, and 1x Training Company
      • 20px 310th Airborne Reconnaissance Company (Luftlandeaufklärungskompanie 310) in Seedorf
      • 20px 270th Airborne Engineer Company (Luftlandepionierkompanie 270) in Seedorf

Other units

As part of the Franco-German Brigade:

As part of the Multinational Corps Northeast:

Geographic Distribution

Structure of the German Army is located in Germany
12 Panzer Bde
12 Panzer Bde
23 Mountain Infantry Bde
23 Mountain Infantry Bde
37 Panzer-Grenadier Bde
37 Panzer-Grenadier Bde
1 Airborne Bde
1 Airborne Bde
KSK
10 Transport Helicopter Rgt
10 Transport Helicopter Rgt
30 Transport Helicopter Rgt
30 Transport Helicopter Rgt
36 Attack Helicopter Rgt
36 Attack Helicopter Rgt
Locations of the army's major units

Joint Support Service

Logistic, Electronic Warfare, NBC-defense, Military Police and Signal units of the German Armed Forces fall under the Joint Support Service (Streitkräftebasis) of the Bundeswehr. Therefore, the German Army does not have its own units of such type, but is supported by the units of the Joint Support Service as needed.

Joint Medical Service

All medical units of the German Armed Forces fall under the Joint Medical Service of the Bundeswehr (Zentraler Sanitätsdienst der Bundeswehr). Therefore, the German Army does not have its own medical units, but is supported by the units of the Joint Medical Service as needed.

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