Sunday, May 26, 2013




Numerous Tuareg rebellions

2012- After the U.S. led attack on Libya and murder of Ghadaffi, fighting spreads to Mali where Islamic militants gain control of the nation.
2013- Mali government soldiers along with the aid of French and other African military forces regain the territory controlled by the militants. 

7,350 active duty military forces
4,800 paramilitary forces
3,000 militia forces

Air Force

MiG-21 fighter aircraft (14)

MiG-17 fighter aircraft. Used for training? (5)
MiG-15 fighter aircraft. Used for training? (1)
L-29 Delfin trainer aircraft (6)
Yak-18 trainer aircraft (2)
An-26 transport aircraft (1)
An-24 transport aircraft (2)
An-2 transport aircraft (2)
Basler BT-67 Turbo Dakota aircraft (2)
Mi-24 attack helicopters (2)
AS.350 Ecureuil helicopter (1)
Mi-8 transport helicopter (1)
Bayraktar TB2 unmanned aerial vehicles (2)


T-54 tanks
T-55 tanks
T-34/85 tanks
PT-76 light tanks
Type 62 light tanks
RG-31 Nyala armored personnel carriers
BTR-60 armored personnel carriers
BTR-40 armored personnel carriers
BTR-152 armored personnel carriers
BRDM-2 armored reconnaissance vehicles
Shorland armored cars

BM-21 multiple rocket launchers

D-30 (2A18) towed 122mm howitzers

M43 mortars

AT-3 Sagger anti-tank guided missiles

RPG-7 anti-tank rocket launchers

KPV machine guns
DShK machine guns
PK machine guns
RPK machine guns
AA-52 machine guns
AK-47/AKM assault rifles
MAT-49 sub-machine guns

Airborne battalion
Special Forces battalion

Air Defense
SA-3 (S-125) surface-to-air missiles?
SA-7 surface-to-air missiles?
S-60 anti-aircraft guns
ZPU-4 anti-aircraft guns
ZPU-2 anti-aircraft guns

Republican Guard

National Guard


National Police
Surete Nationale


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