Sunday, May 26, 2013



Capital: Lima

Fought the 1995 Cenepa War with Ecuador. The conflict ended with a ceasefire.

SS-1 Scud short range ballistic missiles?

Air Force
Fuerza Aerea del Peru (FAP)

MiG-29 fighter aircraft (23)

Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft (12)

Su-25 attack aircraft (18)

A-37 light attack aircraft (18)
EMB 312 Tucano trainer/light attack aircraft (18)

Aermacchi MB-339 trainer (14)
Zlin Z 142 trainer aircraft (15)
Fairchild C-26 Metroliner aircraft used for surveillance (3)
Learjet 36 aircraft used for reconnaissance (2)
Rockwell Turbo Commander 690 used for reconnaissance (1)
Piper PA-34 Seneca utility aircraft (1)
C-130 transport aircraft (5)
An-32 transport aircraft (5)

Harbin Y-12 transport aircraft (5)
DHC Twin Otter utility aircraft (12)
Pilatus PC-6 aircraft used for liaison (9)
Mi-35 attack helicopters (2)
Mi-25 attack helicopters (16)

Mi-17 transport helicopters (14)

Mi-171 transport helicopters (3)
Schweizer 300 helicopters (6)
Bo 105 helicopters (5)
Bell 212 helicopters (6)
Bell 412 helicopters (1)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Servicio de Material de Guerra (SEMAG)
Kh58 (AS-11 Kilter) anti-radiation missiles for Su-25 aircraft?
Kh29L (AS-14 Kedge) air-to-surface missiles for Su-25 aircraft.

R-77 (AA-12 Adder)  air-to-air missiles for MiG-29 aircraft

EXPAL 250 kg general purpose bomb with LIZARD laser guided bomb adapter kit?

División de Operaciones Especiales (DOES)
Special Operations Division

Security Personnel

Air Defense
SA-3 Goa (S-125) surface-to-air missiles

SA-18 Grouse shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
SA-16 Gimlet shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
QW-1 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles
Javelin surface-to-air missiles

ZSU-23-4 self propelled anti-aircraft guns

Bofors L/60 anti-aircraft guns
ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft guns

LPD-20 radar

Marina de Guerra del Peru (MGP)
26,000 personnel
BAP prefix to vessel names
51 ships
33 aircraft

Guided Missile Cruiser (1)

Guided Missile Frigates. All Italian made Lupo Class. (7)

Submarines. All German made Type 209 Class (6)

Guided Missile Corvettes. All French made PR-72P Class (6)
Landing Ship, Tank (4)
River Gunboats (6)
BAP Coreto (CF-11)

BAP Amazonas (CF-12)

BAP Maranon (CF-13)

BAP Ucayali (CF-14)

BAP Clavero (CF-15)

BAP Castilla (CF-16)

Griffon 2000TD hovercraft (7)

Auxiliary vessels (11)
Hospital river boats(5)
BAP Morona (ABH 302)

BAP Corrientes (ABH 303)

BAP Curaray (ABH 304)

BAP Pastaza (ABH 305)

BAP Puno (ABH 306) on Lake Titicaca  

Plataformas Itinerantes de Accion Social con Sostenibilidad (PIASS)
Platforms for Social Action and Stability
May also just be called Plataformas Itinerantes de Accion Social (PIAS)
Series of vessels being built by SIMA Iquitos (SIMAI)

BAP Rio Napo. First in the PIASS series.
Rio Putumayo I
Rio Putumayo II
Rio Morona

Oceanographic Research Vessel (1)

Survey vessels (5)
BAP Stiglich (AHI-172)
Small Craft

Naval Aviation
Fuerza de Aviacion Naval
An-32 transport aircraft. Fitted with racks for bombs, torpedoes and depth charges (2)

Fokker 60 aircraft used for maritime patrol (2)
Fokker F27 aircraft used for maritime patrol (1)
Beechcraft Super King Air aircraft used for maritime surveillance (4)
Beechcraft T-34 Mentor trainer aircraft (5)

SH-3 Sea King helicopters. May be equipped with AM-39 Exocet anti-ship missiles. (9)

Bell 212 helicopters used for Anti-Submarine Warfare (5)

Mi-8 transport helicopters (2)
Enstrom F-28 helicopters used for training (6)
Bell 206 JetRanger helicopters used for training (3)

Otomat anti-ship missiles

AM39 Exocet anti-ship missiles
MM38 Exocet anti-ship missiles

MM40 Exocet anti-ship missiles

SUT torpedoes

Tiburón ("Shark") coastal launched anti-ship missile system. Fires Otomat anti-ship missiles.

Naval Infantry
Infanteria de Marina del Peru (IMAP)
About 3,000 personnel

ENASA BMR 600 amphibious armored personnel carriers. Spanish made. (20)

LAV II armored personnel carriers

Bravia V-200 Chaimite armored personnel carriers. Portuguese made. (32)
RAM Mk 3 armored vehicles

Casspir Mk II (3)?
KIA KM-500 (6x6) trucks
ENASA Pegaso 3046/50 (4x4) trucks
M-325 Command Car
M-462 Abir
KIA KM-420 (4x4)

Jeep Wrangler

AT-5 Spandrel (9M113 Konkurs)

FN-6 surface-to-air missiles
9K38 Igla surface-to-air missiles

Fuerza de Operaciones Especiales (FOES)
Special Operations Force

Batallon de Comandos

Coast Guard
DHC-6 Twin Otter seaplane (1)

Ejercito del Peru (EP)
76,228 personnel

T-55 tanks (280)

AMX-13 light tanks (93)

M113 armored personnel carriers (280)

UR-416 armored personnel carriers (220)

Fiat 6614 armored personnel carriers (60)

Casspir armored personnel carriers (20)
BTR-60 armored personnel carriers (12)
M3 Half Track (100)
BRDM-2 with AT-3 anti-tank missiles (30)

Fiat 6616 armored cars (70)

M8 Greyhound armored cars (60)
M20 Greyhound armored cars (6)
Iveco 40.10 vehicles

HMMWV utility vehicles (12)

Jeep J8 utility vehicles

Fast Attack Vehicles

SS-1 Scud B short range ballistic missiles???

BM-30 Smerch 300mm multiple rocket launchers (27)???

Type 90B 122mm multiple rocket launchers (28)

BM-13 132mm multiple rocket launchers (2)

BM-21 122mm multiple rocket launchers (14)

RO-107 107mm multiple rocket launchers (4?)

9K132 single tube 122mm rocket launchers (20)

M109 self propelled 155mm howitzers (12)

SOFAM 155mm howitzers (12)
M46 towed 130mm guns (36)
D30 towed 122mm howitzers (36)
Oto Melara Mod 56 towed 105mm pack howitzers (24)
M101 towed 105mm howitzers (75)
M56 Yugoslavian made 105mm towed howitzer (72)

Alacran IV (Scorpion IV)- Anti-tank guided missile carrier that uses a modified AMX-13 light tank chassis and 9M113 Kornet E missiles. Modified by War Material Service (Servicio de Material de Guerra or SMGE) of the Peruvian Army.

SPIKE anti-tank guided missiles

AT-14 (9M133 Kornet) anti-tank guided missiles

AT-3 (9M14 Malyutka) anti-tank guided missiles

Panzerfaust 3 anti-tank rocket launchers

Alcotan 100 anti-tank rocket launchers.

Mk777 anti-tank rocket launchers. Improved copy of the RPG-7. Made by Airtronic USA

RPG-7 anti-tank rocket launchers

RPG-22 anti-tank rocket launchers

M40 recoilless guns

Carl Gustav anti-tank rocket launchers
SPG-9 recoilless guns

CIS 40 automatic grenade launchers. Made in Singapore.
M203 under barrel grenade launchers
Milkor MGL multiple grenade launchers
Type 87 grenade launchers

M2HB Browning heavy machine guns
DshK heavy machine guns
M134 minigun
M1919 Browning machine guns

PK machine guns
FN MAG machine guns
HK21 machine guns
Vektor Mini SS machine guns
Ultimax machine guns
FN M249 machine guns
.408 Chey Tac sniper rifles. .408 in (10.4mm)
Tac-50 .50 cal sniper rifles
Galatz israeli made sniper rifles (7.62x51mm)
Zastava M21 sniper rifles
F2000 assault rifles (for Special Forces)
G3 assault rifles
SAR-21 assault rifles. (for Special Forces)
FN FAL assault rifles
FN SCAR assault rifles

FAD series of assault rifles, light machine guns and sniper rifles (Peru made)
Galil assault rifles

AKM assault rifles (for airborne)
M16 assault rifles
M4 carbines
FN P90 carbines
MP5 sub-machine guns
Uzi sub-machine guns

BXP sub-machine guns
Beretta PM12 sub-machine guns

MGP-84 9x19mm sub-machine guns. Produced by SIMA-CEFAR of Peru
MGP-87 9x19mm sub-machine guns
MGP-15 9x19mm sub-machine guns
MGP-14 9x19mm sub-machine guns
Winchester 1300 shotguns
Browning Hi Power pistols
Beretta 92 pistols
MP9 pistols

Army Aviation
An-32 transport aircraft (2)
An-28 transport aircraft (2)
Agusta A109 attack helicopters (5)
Mi-17 and Mi-171Sh helicopters used for transport and attack (23)

Mi-26 transport helicopters (3)
Mi-2 transport helicopters (6)


Special Forces

Amphibious Engineers

Chavin de Huantar? Special Anti-Terrorist Unit

Ronda Campesina (Peasant Rounds)
Basically armed civilians used to combat insurgent forces, predominately in rural areas.

Policia Nacional del Peru (PNP)
National Police of Peru

Los Sinchis- Counter-terrorist police battalion.

DIRANDRO (Direcion Antidrogas de la Policia Nacional)
Special Anti-Narcotics unit within the PNP

Direccion de Operaciones Especiales (DINOES)
Special Operations

Esquadron de Emergencia (Emergency Squad)
Maroon berets

Sub Unidad de Acciones Tacticas (SUAT)

Unidad de Desactivacion de Explosivos (UDEX)
Explosive ordnance disposal unit within the PNP

Instituto Nacional de Defensa Civil (INDECI)
National Institute of Civil Defense

Direccion Nacional de Inteligencia (DINI)
National Intelligence Directorate

Peruvian Compaines
Servicios Industriales de la Marina (SIMA)- State owned shipbuilding company.

Servicios Industriales de la Marina-Centro de Fabricacion de Armas (SIMA-CEFAR)- Arms manufacturing branch of SIMA

Peru Armed Forces pictures

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