modern war france vs germany?

france isn't the france we new in wwii and germany is no longer under the treaty that limits there army so who would win?

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    france vs germany would be interesting the nuclear and economic power house france vs germany the richest european country not even uk is at there power level france has the ability to call up 750 million troops at once germany can call up 450 million troops at once france has nucs germany doesn't so im gonna make a list

    france has nucs

    france is independent from any country unlike Germany and uk who rely on china and usa

    france has largest air force and most advanced jets and bombers(usa even bought some of there tech nology)

    france has the second largest economy in europe

    france has More land base guns

    france has 2 super carriers only ones in the world (super carrier is largest carrier type and can Travel th fastest runs on nuclear power)

    france has influence in west north and some of east africa

    france has FAMAS gun sold in asia to Japaneses china and Korea

    france has 250 million french speakers

    france has a more globle influance

    france has military basses in germany and accrosed the world

    france is the most powerfull country in europe

    france has paris (ENUPH SAID LOL)

    france has had a large refourm that took all old military personal (wepons tanks veicals number of troops in sirves jets (planes) and updated all military u can find it if you serch french military refourms making france even mosre powerful.

    Source(s): world fire power cia fact book wiki google libya fighting
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  • Jens
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    First off, while France indeed spends more, a good share of that goes to the Navy, which won't come into play much in such a conflict. Germany spends more on the forces that actually matter here. Also, Germany was expected to be the battleground in case of a NATO/Warsaw pact war, so it is well prepared for exactly that kind of engagement.

    Also, nukes are difficult to estimate here. If there is a previous buildup of tensions, then Germany is likely to have its own nukes by the time when the sh*t hits the fan.

    A lot will depend on which side attacks the other one. There too i would give Germany the edge, because it holds lands on the western side of the Rhine, to be used as a staging ground. France would have to fight its way across the Rhine as it doesn't hold any land on the eastern side of it.

    So...i'd clearly put my money on Germany.

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  • Thalia
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    I think it would depend on the length of the conflict.

    If it was a short war, then France would have the advantage, since it has a larger, better prepared army. The French have been very effective militarily in the past, e.g. Napoleon conquered most of Europe.

    If is was a long conflict spanning years, then Germany would have the advantage because of its economic strength, larger population, and manufacturing capability. The Germans could quickly outpace the French in military expenditure and production.

    Germany is not a nuclear armed power, but it is nuclear capable (with the technology and resources at readily hand), and could construct a small nuclear arsenal in about 3 or 4 months. So France has no advantage there.

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  • 9 years ago

    France

    Because

    (1)They Have Nukes.

    (2)Military Spending

    even More Than U.K.

    (3)training->germany=france equal.

    Source(s): Just Simple as that
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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    I'd go for Germany, France, is, and always has been a bunch of pussy's.

    Jbomb 22 needs to check his facts,

    UK has a larger air force, France is 4th in Nato in terms of aircraft.

    In terms of advancement, they are Fielding jets that were designed in the 70's and 80's compared with the modern euro fighter that germany Fields. Americans are ahead of france with the raptor, f-35 etc.

    Notice that the french economy is 2nd to germany's.

    The aircraft carriers they have are NOT super carriers, they are medium carriers, they're 40,000 tonnes compared to 70,000 classed as a super carrier.

    The Germans are armed with the G36, which has been described as the best assault riffle ever made, so that tops the guns that france sells to china..

    The germans are equipped with the leopard 2, which are arguable one of the best 2 tanks in the world.

    There's more, but you get the picture, guy above doesn't know his stuff. Germany in my opinion would win.

    Also, 750million people?! What are you high?!

    Germany has more population with 81million, france has 65million people, so good effort on making one person become essentially 11...

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  • 9 years ago

    France.

    Germany's military is weak today.

    They have made drastic cuts in the last 20 years, so it is only a shell of its former cold war strength.

    Think of it this way, germany is now so PC, that german soldiers are NOT allowed to wear their uniforms off Base

    because the sight of a uniform, might offend one of their citizens.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    we have to say Germany we know like Britain this is a fighting nation! i would be hard pressed to include any other country as having the staying power to win a war

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  • Morph
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    Is this a serious question? French soldiers would be waving white flags with the first pair of German jackboots marching across the border like always.

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  • 9 years ago

    Hell, with france and let got german

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  • James
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    France has nukes.

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