Sunday, May 26, 2013

Burkina Faso



Burkina Faso


Burkina Faso
Capital: Ouagadougou
Once called Upper Volta




5,000-6,000 military personnel

Air Force of Burkina Faso
Force Aerienne de Bukina Faso (FABF)

MiG-17 fighter aircraft. In storage? (1)
EMB 314 Super Tucano trainer/light attack aircraft (3)

CASA CN-235 transport aircraft (1)
Beechcraft Super King Air aircraft (1)
Avro 748 aircraft (1)

Nord 262 utility aircraft (2)
Piper PA-34 Seneca utility aircraft (1)
Reims 172 Skyhawk aircraft used for liaison (1)
Reims 337 Skymaster aircraft used for liaison (1)
Air Tractor AT-802 crop sprayer (1)
Mi-35 Hind E attack helicopters (2)
Mi-8 helicopters (3)
Mi-17 helicopters (2)
SA.316 Alouette III helicopter (1)
SA.365 Dauphn helicopters (2)
AS.350 Ecureuil helicopter (1)
Xenon gyroplane (2)

Burkina Faso is landlocked and has no navy.

Army
L'Armee de Terre

Panhard AML-90 (13)
Panhard AML-60 (2)
EE-9 Cascavel armored reconnaissance vehicles (24)
M8 Greyhound armored reconnaissance vehicles (14)
Ferret 4x4 wheeled armored reconnaissance vehicles (30)
Panhard M3 armored personnel carriers (13)
Gila- South African made armored personnel carriers (6)
Eland-90 South African made (4)
ACMAT Bastion armored vehicles


ACMAT trucks


APRA-40 Romanian mad 122mm multiple rocket launchers (5)
BM-21 122mm multiple rocket launchers (10)
Type 63 107mm multiple rocket launchers (4)

M101 towed 105mm howitzers (8)

LRAC 89 anti-tank rocket launchers
RPG-7 anti-tank rocket launchers

KPV machine guns
Browning M2 machine guns
PK machine guns
FN MAG machine guns
AA-52 machine guns
AK-47/AKM assault rifles
SIG SG 540 assault rifles
G3 assault rifles
Beretta AR70/90 assault rifles

SA-14 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
SA-7 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
ZPU-4 anti-aircraft guns
ZPU-2 anti-aircraft guns





Peoples Militia
45,000 personnel. Both men and women. Conscription.





National Gendarmerie





National Police






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