Sunday, May 26, 2013

Niger



Niger

Niger
Capital: Niamey




Numerous military coups and Tuareg rebellions.
Niger sent 400 soldiers to Iraq during the 1991 U.S. led Operation Desert Storm.

Forecs Armees Nigeriennes (FAN)
Approximately 12,000 active duty personnel



Air Force

C-130 transport aircraft (1)
Dornier Do 228 transport aircraft (1)
Dornier Do 28 transport aircraft (1)
Boeing 737 aircraft used for VIP transport (1)
ULM Tetras reconnaissance? (4)?
Mi-24 attack helicopters (2)?
Mi-17 transport helicopters (2)



Army

Panhard AML-90 armored reconnaissance vehicles (125)
Panhard VBL armored personnel carriers (7)
Panhard M3 armored personnel carriers (22)
ZSL-93 or WZ523 armored personnel carriers


Brandt mle 27/31 mortars

RPG-7 anti-tank rocket launchers

Browning M2HB machine guns
FN MAG machine guns
AKM assault rifles
M14 assault rifles
Uzi sub-machine guns




Airborne



National Guard
GNN

National Gendarmerie


National Police
Forces Nigerienne d'Internale Securite (FNIS)


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