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The Luxembourg military recruits permanently. With a budget expected to rise from 0.4% of GDP to 0.6% of GDP by 2020, a 50% increase in 4 years time, and a questioning on the future of NATO, procurement equipment decisions (drones) have already been taken. And an increase in staff numbers is also planned.
But attention, increasing numbers does not mean lower requirements. Even though it is composed of only a thousand men today, this military now plays an important role in supporting the abroad operations, and its role is bound to increase.
What are the conditions to be able to integrate the Luxembourg army, and for what career?
Is it mandatory to have Luxembourg nationality?
This is one of the first questions that comes to mind when considering a career in the public service in Luxembourg. And as surprising as it can be the answer is no. To enter the military, however, one must have the nationality of one of the countries of the European Union. But be careful, a language test is carried out during the selection, you must have good knowledges in the 3 official languages of the country: French, German and Luxembourgish, in addition to physical (sport) and psychological tests.
Recruited for what career?
A career as a volunteer soldier is offered to you. At the end of the 36-month commitment period there is scope for further evolution.
Attention, to move to responsibility positions or to change orientation towards the Police for example, where positions are reserved for the volunteer soldiers, the nationality may be according to your choice asked to you.
Interested? For more information go visit armee.lu
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