Luxembourg Airmy

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Luxembourg Airmy
Lëtzebuerger Arméi
Arméi oofzeechen.svg
Cap Badge o the Luxembourg Airmy
Foondit16 Februar 1881
Current furm29 Juin 1967
HeidquartersMilitar Centre, Diekirch
Grand DukeHenri
Meenister for DefenceFrancois Bausch
Chief o DefenceAlain Duschène
Militar age18-24
Available for
militar service
118,665 males, age 16-49 (2010 est.),
117,456 females, age 16-49 (2010 est.)
Fit for
militar service
97,290 males, age 16-49 (2010 est.),
96,361 females, age 16-49 (2010 est.)
Reachin militar
age annually
3,263 males (2010 est.),
3,084 females (2010 est.)
Active personnel1,000 (2019)
Budget391 million $ (2019e)[1]
Percent o GDP0.55% (2019e)[1]
Relatit airticles
HistoryMilitar history o Luxembourg
RanksMilitar ranks o Luxembourg

The Luxembourg Army is the naitional militar force o Luxembourg. The airmy haes been an aw-volunteer force syne 1967. It haes a current strenth o approximately 450[whit? clarification needit] professional sodgers—340 enlistit recruits an 100 ceevilians—wi a tot budget o $369 million, or 0.9% of GDP.[whan?]

The airmy is unner ceevilian control, wi the Grand Duke as Commander-in-Chief. The Meenister for Defence, currently François Bausch, owersees airmy operations. The professional heid o the airmy is the Chief of Defence, wha answers tae the meenister an hauds the rank o general.

Luxembourg haes pairticeepatit in the Eurocorps, haes contreibutit truips tae the UNPROFOR an IFOR missions in umwhile Yugoslavie, an haes pairticeepatit wi a smaw contingent in the current NATO SFOR mission in Bosnie an Herzegovinae. Luxembourg truips hae awso deployed tae Afghanistan, tae support ISAF. The airmy haes awso pairticeepatit in humanitarian relief missions sic as settin up refugee camps for Kurds an providin emergency supplies tae Albanie.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Defence Expenditure of NATO Countries (2012-2019)" [NATO] (PDF). 2019. Retrieved 21 September 2019.

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