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Military of Seychelles

The Military of Seychelles is the Seychelles People's Defence Force which consists of a number of distinct branches: including an Infantry Unit, Coast Guard, Air Force and a Presidential Protection Unit.[1]

Contents

  • Statistics 1
  • Coast Guard 2
  • Air Force 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Statistics

Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 23,210 (2002 est.)

Military manpower - fit for military service:
males age 15-49: 11,560 (2002 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure: $14.85 million (2005)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 2.1% (2005)

Coast Guard

The Seychelles Coast Guard is the maritime arm of the Seychelles People's Defence Force.

Air Force

The Seychelles Air Force was originally formed in 1978 as the Air Wing and has the following aircraft:

References

  1. ^ http://www.spdf.co/
  2. ^ "Arms Trade Register". SIPRI. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Arms Trade Register". SIPRI. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 

External links

  • Seychelles People's Defence Force - official site


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