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The German Air Force (German: Luftwaffe (German pronunciation: [ˈlʊftvafə] ( listen)), the German-leid generic term for air force) is the aerial warfare branch o the Bundeswehr, the airmed forces o Germany.

German Air Force
Luftwaffe
Bundeswehr Logo Luftwaffe with lettering.svg
Logo o the German Air Force
Active 1956–present
Kintra  Germany
Role Air Defence Force
Size 28,431 personnel (29 Februar 2016)[1]
406 aircraft[2]
Nickname(s) Team Luftwaffe[3]
Motto(s) Immer im Einsatz[3]
Colours Blue, Grey an White
Anniversaries 9 Januar 1956
Engagements Cauld War
Operation Deliberate Force
Kosovo War
War in Afghanistan
Wabsteid www.luftwaffe.de
Commanders
Inspector o the Air Force Generalleutnant Karl Müllner
Ceremonial chief Generalleutnant Dieter Naskrent
Colonel o
the Regiment
Generalmajor Günter-Erhard Giesa
Notable
commanders
Insignia
Roundel Roundel of Germany – Type 1 – Border.svg
Aircraft flewn
Attack Tornado IDS
Electronic
warfare
Tornado ECR
Fechter Eurofighter Typhoon
Helicopter Cougar, H145M, CH-53
Trainer Grob G-120, T-6 Texan II, T-38 Talon
Transport Global Express 5000, A310, A400M, A319, A340, C-160

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