Thursday, May 30, 2013

World Military and Police Forces



World Military and Police Forces


Overview
This is a small project dedicated to information on military and police forces from every nation around the world. This information has been gathered from numerous sources, unfortunately some of the numbers will be inaccurate in regards to the amount of soldiers, types of aircraft in service, etc. Whenever possible I will only use pictures of a nations military personnel and equipment on that nations page. You will not see a Russian soldier with an M-16 on the United States page or a U.S. Marine Harrier on the Spain page.

I will attempt to back up this information with actual photos.

Constantly updated
As more information comes in to me certain numbers will change. If I find something inaccurate or questionable, I will add, delete or put question marks next to the data. New weapons are bought, old weapons are decommissioned, so this blog will be constantly updated.

These files were originally intended for my own personnel use. I decided to back up my files by putting everything on the internet.

More pictures and information will be added soon.



Click on the appropriate nation in the link below

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Angola
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Congo
Costa Rica
Cote d' Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Eswatini (Swaziland)
Ethiopia
Fiji
Finland
France
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, North
Korea, South
Kosovo
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar (Burma)
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Timor Leste (East Timor)
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela
Vietnam
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe





Unrecognized States
Click on the appropriate link below. The information on breakaway and unrecognized nations will be near the bottom of the page.

Abkhazia
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
Northern Cyprus
Somaliland
South Ossetia
Transnistria
Western Sahara




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Guerrillas in the Midst- Images and information on guerrilla organizations






Gabon


Gabon


Gabon
Capital: Libreville



French forces in Gabon.
The French 6e Bataillon d'Infanterie de Marine (6e BIMa) in Libreville

5,000 military personnel?

Air Force
Air bases at Chilbanga, Franceville and Libreville

Mirage F1 fighter aircraft (6)

Mirage V fighter aircraft (13)?
Alpha Jet trainer/light attack aircraft (6)
Reims F337 aircraft used in light attack role (4)
Beechcraft T-34 Mentor trainer aircraft (4)
Fouga Magister CM-170 trainer aircraft (4)
C-130 Hercules transport aircraft (3)
CASA CN-235 transport aircraft (1)
ATR-42 transport aircraft (1)
Douglas DC-8 aircraft used for VIP transport (1)
Dassault Falcon 20 aircraft used for VIP transport (2)?
Dassault Falcon 900 aircraft used for VIP transport (1)
EMB 110 Bandeirante used for transport (3)
EMB-111 used for maritime patrol. EMB-110 variant. Uses the AN/APS-128 MP radar (1)
Reims F404 aircraft (1)
Gulfstream II aircraft used for VIP transport (1)
Gulfstream III aircraft used for VIP transport (1)
Gulfstream IV aircraft used for VIP transport (1)
SA.316 Alouette III helicopters (3)
AS.350 Ecureuil helicopters (2)
AS.355 helicopter (1)
SA.332 Super Puma transport helicopter (1)
Bell 205 helicopter (1)
Bell 412 helicopter (1)
Bell 212 helicopter (1)

Matra R.530 Super air-to-air missiles
Matra R.550 Magic 2 air-to-air missiles
AS-30L air-to-ground missiles
HOT anti-tank guided missiles

AN/APS-128 MP radar used on board the EMB-111 aircraft.
AN/ALR-93 radar

Navy
Fast Attack Craft with MM-40 Exocet anti-ship missiles (1)
Fast Attack Craft with SS.12 missiles (1)
Patrol ships with French SS.12 missiles (2)
Swift Ship patrol boat (1)
Small Coastal Patrol Craft (4)
Landing Ship, BATRAL Class (1)
Landing Craft (1)

Army

V-150 armored personnel carriers (9)
EE-11 Urutu armored personnel carriers (12)
Pandur I 6x6 wheeled (22)
Pandur II 8x8 wheeled (20)
ERC-90 armored reconnaissance vehicles (10)

EE-9 Cascavel armored reconnaissance vehicles (14)
EE-3 Jararaca armored reconnaissance vehicles (12)
AML-90 armored reconnaissance vehicles (24)
AML-60 armored reconnaissance vehicles (12)
M-8 Greyhound armored reconnaissance vehicles (10)
WZ551 armored personnel carriers (3)
Matador- South African made mine protected vehicles (20)

ZFB-05 Chinese made light armored vehicles (6)
VBRG Berlinet armored personnel carriers (3)
VAB armored personnel carriers (9)
VXB-170 armored personnel carriers (15)
Ramta RAM (5)

Panhard M3 armored personnel carriers (10)
Panhard VBL 4x4 wheeled vehicles

Maverick armored vehicles used for internal security. Made by the Paramount Group of South Africa.

Nexter ARAVIS 4x4 vehicles with AR20 remote controlled turrets

Peugeot P4 utility vehicles

ACMAT trucks
EE-15 trucks
EE-25 trucks


Nexter NERVA LG small reconnaissance robots on order

Novadem NX110 small unmanned aerial vehicles on order



Teruel- Spanish made 140mm multiple rocket launchers (11)
Type 82 130mm multiple rocket launchers (10)
Type 89 (ZDF-1) 122mm multiple rocket launchers (20)
Type 90 122mm multiple rocket launchers (4)
Type 63 towed 107mm multiple rocket launchers (16)

Type 59 towed 130mm guns (10)
M101 towed 105mm howitzers (4)
M102 towed 105mm howitzers (5)

Brandt F1 120mm mortars
Brandt mle 27/31 81mm mortars

HOT anti-tank guided missiles
Milan anti-tank guided missiles

LRAC anti-tank rocket launchers

M-203 under barrel grenade launchers

Browning M2HB machine guns
M1919 machine guns
M1917 machine guns
FN MAG machine guns
AA-52 machine guns
FM-24/29 light machine guns
AK-47/AKM assault rifles
Type 56 assault rifles
G3 assault rifles
FAMAS assault rifles

SIG SG 540 assault rifles
M16 assault rifles
FN CAL assault rifles
CAR-15 carbines
Beretta Model 12 sub-machine guns
Uzi sub-machine guns
MAT-49 sub-machine guns

Sterling sub-machine guns
PA-15 pistols
MAC-50 pistols
MR73 pistols

Army Aviation
SA.342 Gazelle attack/scout helicopters (8)
SA.330 Puma transport helicopters (7)

Air Defense
Mistral surface-to-air missiles
ERC-20 with two 20mm anti-aircraft guns. ERC-90 variant. (4)

Bofors L/70 towed 40mm anti-aircraft guns (3)
M1939 (61-K) towed 37mm anti-aircraft guns (12)
ZSU-23 self propelled anti-aircraft guns (24)

Republican Guard
1,800 personnel
Provides security for the president of Gabon.

Gendarmerie


National Police





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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Algeria




Algeria



Algeria
Capital:Algiers (El Djazair)




Algerian War for Independence against France. 
FLN guerrillas
Gained independence from France in 1962.
Border conflict with Morocco in 1963 called the “Sand War”
Algerian Civil War

From 1975-1991, Algeria backed the POLISARIO guerrilla forces against Morocco in the Western Sahara.

127,000 active duty personnel (2011 est.)
150,000 reserve personnel (2010 est.)

SS-1 Scud ballistic missiles


Algerian Air Force
Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Jaza'eriiya (QJJ)
440 aircraft
191 helicopters


MiG-29 fighter aircraft (74)

Su-30 fighter aircraft (44)

MiG-25 fighter aircraft (39)

Su-24 fighter aircraft (33)
Yak-130 trainer/light attack aircraft (16)
L-39 trainer aircraft (52)

Zlin Z-142 trainer aicraft (40)
Safir-43 trainer aircraft. Algerian made copy of the Zlin Z-43 (40)
Il-76 transport aircraft (12)
C-130 Hercules transport aircraft (17)
CASA C-295 transport aircraft (6)
Fokker F27 Friendship aircraft (2)

Il-78 refueling aircraft (6)
Beechcraft King Air aircraft (4)
Raytheon 200 aircraft (10)
Raytheon 1900D aircraft (12)
Gulfstream IVSP aircraft used for VIP transport (4)
Mi-28 attack helicopters (42)
Mi-24 Mk III attack helicopters (83)

Bell 412 helicopters (3)
AS.355 Ecureuil helicopters (19)
Ka-32 helicopters (5)
Mi-2 helicopters (40)
Mi-8 helicopters (33)

Mi-17 helicopters (152)

Seeker II South African made unmanned aerial vehicles (6)?
CH-3 unmanned aerial vehicles
CH-4 unmanned aerial vehicles




Territorial Air Defense Force
S-300PMU (SA-20 Gargoyle)
Pantsir-S1 (SA-22 Greyhound)
SA-3 Goa (S-125)
SA-6 Gainful (2K12 Kub)
SA-8 Gecko (9K33 Osa)
SA-9 Gaskin (9K31 Strela-1)
SA-14 Gremlin (9K34 Strela-3)
SA-7 Grail (9K32 Strela-2)

Navy
14,000 personnel
38 ships
20 airrcaft

Naval bases at Algiers, Annaba, and Mers-el-Kebir

February 2, 1967 taking of the Mers-el-Kebir naval base along the Mediterranean Sea.

Frigates (3)
Corvettes  (3)
Patrol Vessels (12)


Submarines, 
Improved Kilo Class with Klub-S anti-ship missiles (2)
Submarines, Kilo Class (2)
Kebir (El Yadekh Class) Fast Attack Craft (12)
Landing Ships (3)

Training Ship (1)

Naval Aviation
C-295 aircraft used for maritime patrol/anti-submarine warfare
Kamov Ka-31 helicopters used for anti-submarine warfare (5)
Super Lynx Mk. 130 helicopters used fro anti-submarine warfare (4)
AW101 helicopters used for search and rescue operations (6)

Klub S anti-ship missiles
SS-N-25 anti-ship missiles
C-802 anti-ship missiles
YJ-12B anti-ship missiles to replace SSC-3 Styx (P-15)
CX-1 anti-ship cruise missiles

Marines



Army
107,000 active duty personnel (2007 est.)
150,000 reserve personnel (2007 est.)
Second largest army in northern Africa, behind Egypt.

T-90 tanks (185 ordered)
T-72 tanks (325)

T-62 tanks (300)
T-55 tanks (275)

BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles (300)

BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles (685)
BTR-60, BTR-80 and OT-64 armored personnel carriers (around 600 total)
Panhard AML-60 armored reconnaissance vehicles (55)
BRDM-2 armored reconnaissance vehicles (115)
HMMWV utility vehicles (200+)?
Nimr 4x4 utility vehicles
Nimr II 4x4 utility vehicles

BM-30 multiple rocket launchers (18)

BM-14 multiple rocket launchers (50)
BM-24 multiple rocket launchers (30)
BM-21 multiple rocket launchers (50)

2S3 self propelled howitzers (30)

2S1 self propelled howitzers (145)
M-46 (M1954) 130mm field guns (10)
2A18 (D-30) 122mm towed howitzers
D-74 towed 122mm field guns (35)

AT-14 (9M133 Kornet) anti-tank guided missiles
MILAN anti-tank guided missiles
AT-4 Spigot (9K111 Fagot) anti-tank guided missiles
Ukrainian made Skif anti-tank guided missiles?

Type 69
RPG-7

NSV machine guns
DShK machine guns
Type 67 machine guns
PK machine guns
RPK machine guns
RPD machine guns
Dragunov SVD sniper rifles
AKM assault rifles
Type 81 assault rifles
AK-47 assault rifles
AK-103 assault rifles
G3 assault rifles
Steyr AUG assault rifles
M16 assault rifles
MAS-49 assault rifles
MAS-36 rifles
AKS-74U carbines
M1 carbines
SKS carbines
MP5 sub-machine guns
MAT-49 sub-machine guns
KS-23 Shotgun
Beretta 92 pistols

Domestically produces copies of the AK-47 assault rifle, AK-74 assault rifle and RPG

Paratroopers






Gendarmerie Nationale (GN)
60,000 personnel?


 Panhard M3


A109 helicopters 
AS355 helicopters








Detachment Special d'Intervention (DSI)
Special unit in the Gendarmerie Nationale





Surete Nationale
A type of metropolitan police under the Ministry of the Interior. National police force.
30,000 personnel?





Intelligence
Departement du Renseignment et de la Securite (DRS)- Department of Intelligence and Security


Companies
Construction Company Mechanical Khenchela

Entreprise de Constructions et de RĂ©parations Navales (ECRN)
Company Construction and Naval Repairs



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