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The Defence Attaché Staff

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The Embassy's Defence Attaché Staff, headed by the Defence Attaché, represents all the branches of the German Armed Forces, including the civilian Defence Procurement and Technology Department.

Head of Section: Brigadier General Ralf Raddatz, Defence Attaché

One of its major tasks is to advise the Ambassador on defence policy, military affairs, armament policy, defence technology and procurement. It also coordinates arrangements for German service personnel posted to the United Kingdom.

It issues information on German defence policy, armed forces and armaments on request to UK government officials and non-governmental organisations, and it deals with a wide range of public inquires.

Contact us

By post:

23 Belgrave Square
SW1X 8PZ
London

By phone: 020-7824-1300

By fax: 020-7824-1449

Departmental fax: 020-7824-1390

Useful Links

Federal Ministry of Defence

Federal College for Security Studies

Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr (German)

Deutscher Bundeswehrverband (German)

Helmut Schmidt University - University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg

University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich

German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik)

Frequently asked questions

Information on British Forces Germany

Conscription in Germany

German war graves around the world

Where can I find information on German military history?

Download: The 2016 White Paper on German Security Policy and the Future of the Bundeswehr

White Paper 2016 on German Security Policy and the Future of the Bundeswehr [pdf, 4.583,81k]

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