Sunday, May 26, 2013



Capital: Conakry

Guinea gained independence from France in 1958
Portugal attempted to invade Guinea in 1970, but the invasion was repulsed.

Forces Armees Guineennes
45,000 total personnel?

Air Force
Approximately 700 personnel

Aero L-29 Delfin trainer aircraft (3)
Yak-18 trainer aircraft (4)
An-24 Coke transport aircraft (1)
An-12 Cub transport aircraft (1)
An-14 Clod utility transport aircraft (4)
Mi-24 Hind attack helicopters (2)
Mi-8 Hip transport helicopter (1)
SA.342 Gazelle helicopter (1)
SA.330 Puma helicopter (1)

AS.350 Ecureuil helicopter (1)

Approximately 900 personnel
Patrol Boats

15,000 personnel?
4 military regions plus the Conakry special zone

Airborne battalion

T-54 tanks (8)
T-34/85 tanks
PT-76 light amphibious tanks (18)?
BTR-60 armored personnel carriers (20)
Mamba armored personnel carriers (10)
BTR-152 armored personnel carriers (6)
Panhard AML-90 armored reconnaissance vehicles (2)
BRDM-2 armored reconnaissance vehicles (25)

BM-21 122mm multiple rocket launchers (4)

D-30 towed 122mm howitzers (6)

M-43 82mm mortars

AT-3 Sagger anti-tank guided missiles

RPG-7 anti-tank rocket launchers

FN MAG machine guns
RPD machine guns
AK-47/AKM assault rifles
FN FAL assault rifles
G3 assault rifles

ZPU-4 towed 14.5mm anti-aircraft guns
ZPU-2 towed 14.5mm anti-aircraft guns
ZPU-1 towed 14.5mm anti-aircraft guns

Republican Guard

Presidential Guard


Surete National

National police force.

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