The Armed Forces of the European Union 2012-2013

Charles Heyman

Date Published :
July 2011
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
illustrated throughout
No associated books available.


This first edition of an entirely new publication will, for the first time, provide comprehensive information on what is one of the world’s largest military force groupings. The European Union’s 25 member states have defense forces that include over 1.6 million personnel and inventories that include over 35,000 armored vehicles, 2,000 combat aircraft, 60 submarines and over 140 major surface vessels.

Chapters will include important facts and figures related to European defense, detail concerning the European Union Military Committee and the European Defense Agency. Also included will be information about European Union military roles, the Eurocorps and European Union Battlegroups. In addition, there will be detail regarding the force structure of the 25 member states and characteristics of the major land, sea and air equipment.

About The Author

Charles Heyman is an expert in current military personnel and vehicles – air, land and sea.

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