Military of the Republic of the Congo


Military of the Republic of the Congo
Armed Forces of the Republic of the Congo
Forces Armées de la République du Congo
Flag of the Republic of the Congo
Flag of the Republic of the Congo
Founded 1960
Service branches Army, Air Force, Navy, Gendarmerie, Presidential Guard
Manpower
Military age 20
Expenditures
Budget $110 million (FY93)
Percent of GDP 3.8% (FY93)
Industry
Domestic suppliers None

The Armed Forces of the Republic of the Congo include an Army, the Congolese Air Force, and a Navy (est. 800). Paramilitary organisations include 2,000 Gendarmerie in 20 companies, and a Presidential Guard, possibly organised into a battalion. (IISS 2007, p.269)

Contents

Tanks

Infantry fighting vehicles

Self Propelled guns

Small Arms

Anti-Aircraft guns

Aircraft Inventory

Roundel of the Congolese Air Force

The Congo's 10 military aircraft, including 3 helicopters, are operated by the Air Force.

Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service[1] Notes
Aérospatiale SA 318 Alouette II  France utility helicopter SA-318C 1
Aérospatiale Alouette SA 316 Alouette III  France utility helicopter SA-316C 1
Antonov An-24 Coke  Soviet Union transport 5
Antonov An-26 Curl  Soviet Union transport 1
Eurocopter SA 365 Dauphin  France
 Germany
 Spain
utility helicopter SA-365 1
Nord 2501 Noratlas  France transport 1

References