Sunday, May 26, 2013



Capital: Kigali

1994 civil war and acts of genocide
Interahamwe militia

Rwandan Defense Forces
Forces Rwandaises de Defense

Air Force

Mi-24 Hind attack helicopters (2)
SA.342 Gazelle helicopters (6)
SA.365 Dauphin helicopters (1)
SA.355 Ecureuil helicopters (1)
Mi-8 Hip helicopters (3)
SA.316 Alouette III helicopters (7)

Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicles?

Mistral surface-to-air missiles
SA-16 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
SA-14 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
SA-7 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles

Rwanda is landlocked and has no navy

T-55 tanks (24)
BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles

BTR-60 armored personnel carriers
M113 armored personnel carriers (16)
RG-31 Nyala armored personnel carriers (30)
Ratel 20 armored personnel carriers (35)
Ratel 60 armored personnel carriers (20)
Panhard M3 armored personnel carriers (12)
Buffel armored personnel carriers (18)
Chinese made ZBF-05 armored personnel carriers (20)
Panhard AML-60
Panhard AML-90
VBL (16)

BM-21 122mm multiple rocket launchers
RM-70 122mm multiple rocket launchers (5)
Lynx multiple rocket launchers. Israeli made (5)

D30 towed 122mm howitzers (12)
M101 towed 105mm howitzers (10)

120mm mortars
82mm mortars
81mm mortars

RPG-7 anti-tank rocket laucnhers

DShK machine guns
RPK machine guns

AK-47 assault rifles
FN FAL assault rifles
R4 South African made assault rifles
G3 assault rifles

Military Intelligence unit known as J2.

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