Federal Armed Forces

The ZVBw is responsible for making sure that the arms control treaties that are binding under international law are adhered to in Germany. The Small Arms and Light Weapons Guide was developed to train the soldiers in recognizing SALW and to be used in the field. The Guide provides information on parameters, typical markings, characteristics to distinguish the most common SALW worldwide from each other and of their origin and spread.


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Data tables

For some select map layers, the information portal ‘War and Peace’ provides the user with all used data sets as tables.

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Country portraits

In the country reports, data and information are collected by country and put into tables that are used in the modules as a basis for maps and illustrations.

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Navigation and operation

The information and data of each module are primarily made available as selectable map layers and are complemented by texts and graphs. The map layers can be found on the right hand side and are listed according to themes and sub-themes.

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