Sunday, May 26, 2013



Capital: Dodoma or Dar es Salaam?
Speak Swahili among other languages

Uganda-Tanzania War
Tanzanian officers trained African National Congress guerrillas

Tanzania Peoples Defence Forces (TPDF)
Jeshi la Wananchi wa Tanzania
27,000 military personnel

Tanzania Peoples Defense Force Air Wing

F-7 fighter aircraft (11)

F-6 fighter aircraft (3)
F-5 fighter aircraft used in attack role (8)
Shengyang FT-5 trainer aircraft (2)
Nanchang BT-6 trainer aircraft (2)
DHC-5 Buffalo transport aircraft (4)
Shaanxi Y-8 transport aircraft
Fokker F27 Friendship transport aircraft
Harbin Y-12 transport aircraft

Beechcraft King Air A100 aircraft (1)
Gulfstream V aircraft used for VIP transport
Agusta Bell AB 205 helicopter (1)
Agusta Bell AB 206 Jet Ranger helicopters (2)
Agusta Bell AB 412 helicopters used by police

Fast Attack Craft (7)
Patrol Boats (12)

T-62 tanks (30)

Type 59 tanks (30)

Type 62 light tanks (66)

Type 63A light amphibious tanks with 105mm guns

Scorpion light tanks (40)

Type 63 armored personnel carriers (30)

WZ551 armored personnel carriers (10)

ZFB05 armored personnel carriers

BTR-40 armored personnel carriers
BTR-152 armored personnel carriers (10)
BRDM-2 armored reconnaissance vehicles 
HMMWV utility vehicles 

A-100 multiple rocket launchers

BM-21 multiple rocket launchers (50)

D-30 towed 122mm howitzers (240)?
towed Chinese made 122mm howitzers
Chinese made 85mm (80)
130mm guns (50)
85mm guns (40)
76mm guns (40)

Type 07PA Self Propelled 120mm mortars


RPG-7 anti-tank rocket launchers

RPD machine guns
Type 56 assault rifles

Military Intelligence

Air Defense

SA-3 (S-125) surface-to-air missiles (20)

SA-6 (2K12 Kub)  surface-to-air missiles (20)

FB-6A air defense systems. Chinese made SFQ2040 4x4 vehicles with eight FN-6 surface-to-air missiles.

SA-7 shoulder fired surface-to-air missiles

Anti-aircraft guns of various types (350 total)
Type 55 37mm anti-aircraft guns
ZU-23 anti-aircraft guns
ZPU-4 anti-aircraft guns

ZPU-2 anti-aircraft guns


Tanzania Automotive Technology Centre (TATC Nyumbu)

Tanzania Peoples Defence Forces pictures


  1. Tanzanias military marches like the Nazis. Kenya Defense Forces is the most powerful military in East Africa

    1. do you have anything to prove that u racist prick!? you and your country cant even protect your boarders against al shabaab yet you despise the mighty of TPDF! go ask IDDI amin and Uganda he will tell you what we did to him back in 78'

    2. If you know Kenya is the best why did you come on this page?? Go play games with al shabaab let the man go to Congo and other countries where theres real war. Solve your sexual problems with al shabaab.