Tanks and submarines “Made in Germany” are a fast seller in the worldwide defense industry.
The German defense industry benefits from the race of other nations, is crisis-proof and the world’s third largest defense industry exporter. Germany’s defense industry exports increased by 70 % since 2004 – Germany is the world’s number three after USA and Russia.
Especially the German tanks are particular popular in Turkey and Greece. German second largest defense industry export products are submarines powered by one fuel cell as opposed to nuclear power.
During the last five years 10 % of defense industry exports worldwide came from Germany, 25 % from Russia and 31 % from the U.S.A.
© Flavia Westerwelle