Sunday, May 26, 2013



Capital: Pristina

Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA or UCK)
Ushtria Clirimtare e Kosoves
Eventually members of the UCK were integrated into the Kosovo Protection Corps
Had a number of international volunteers fighting along side them.
Received support and training from German intelligence, the CIA and British. The objective was to cause as much chaos in Kosovo as possible so NATO could intervene.

NATO aircraft bomb Serbian military forces in Kosovo forcing them to withdraw.

KFOR- NATO force in Kosovo.

Kosovo Security Force (KSF or FSK)
2,500 active duty personnel
800 reserve personnel

Otokar Cobra armored vehicles

Land Rovers

M-80 Zolja anti-tank rocket launchers
RPG-7 anti-tank rocket launchers
M-72 LAW anti-tank rocket launchers
M-79 Osa anti-tank rocket launchers

Metallic RBG-6 multiple grenade launchers. 40mm
M203 40mm under barrel grenade launchers
HK AG36 40mm under barrel grenade launchers

DshK 12.7x108mm machine guns
Browning M2 .50 cal (12.7x99mm) machine gun
PK machine guns 7.62x54R
Zastava M84 machine guns 7.62x54R
RPD machine guns 7.62x39mm
RPK machine guns
Zastava M72 machine guns
PSL sniper rifles
Dragunov SVD sniper rifles
HK G36 assault rifles
M-16 assault rifles
M4 SOPMOD carbines
AK-47 assault rifles
AKS-47 assault rifles
AKM assault rifles
AKMS assault rifles
Zastava M70 (Yugoslavian copy of the AK-47)
Type 56 assault rifles (Chinese made copy of the AK-47)
Ash-78 (Tip-2) assault rifles. Albanian AK-47 variant.
ASH-82 assault rifles. Albanian AK-47 variant.
AK SOPMOD assault rifles (Kosovo modified AK-47)
HK MP5 sub-machine guns
ERO sub-machine guns (Croatian copy of the Uzi)
M84 Skorpion .32 ACP (7.65x17mm) sub-machine guns

Glock 17 pistols

Kosovo Police
Approximately 9,000 personnel

Renault Sherpa light scout armored vehicles

Border Police

Police Special Forces

Njesia Speciale Operative (NJSO)/Regional Operational Support Unit (ROSU)

Njesia Speciale Intervenuese (NJSI)/ Special Intervention Unit (SIU)
Formerly called First Intervention Team (FIT)?

Kosovo Security Force pictures

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