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Germany. 2016 ‘Destruction.’ National Report of Germany on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 5, p. 5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations. 31 March

Relevant contents

Section 5: Stockpile and Management

Actions taken during the reporting period

9.4. During the reporting period, has your country destroyed surplus stocks? YES

9.4.1. How many SALW were destroyed?

Federal Armed Forces

A) Small Arms:
- Revolvers and selfloading pistols: 11,977
- Sub­-machine guns: 10,847
- Assault rifles: 31,648
- Light machine guns: 2,307

B) Light Weapons:
- Hand-­held, under­-barrel and mounted grenade launchers: 1,124
- Portable launchers of anti­-tank missile and rocket systems: 612

C) Total: 58,515

Federal Police

A) Small Arms:
- Revolvers and selfloading pistols: 53
- Assault rifles: 329

C) Total: 382

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]

ID: Q12698

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