The Comorian Security Force (French Armée nationale de développement) consist of a small standing army and a 500-member police force, as well as a 500-member defense force. A defense treaty with France provides naval resources for protection of territorial waters, training of Comorian military personnel, and air surveillance. France maintains a small troop presence in the Comoros at government request. France maintains a small maritime base and a Foreign Legion Detachment (DLEM) on Mayotte.
Equipment inventory[edit | edit source]
- FN FAL Assault Rifle
- AK-47 Assault Rifle
- NSV HMG
- RPG-7 Anti-Tank Weapon
- Mitsubishi L200 Pickup Trucks
Aircraft inventory[edit | edit source]
The Comorian Security Force operates only 4 aircraft.
|Eurocopter Ecureuil||France||utility helicopter||AS 350B||1|
|Let L-410 Turbolet||Czech Republic||transport||L-410UVP||2|
|Mil Mi-14 Haze||Russia||SAR||Mi-14Pzh||1|
In addition to the CSF, the Police Force operates a further 6 aircraft fleet available for paramilitary duties.
|Aermacchi SF.260||Italy||liaison||SF 260C
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- 2 Yamayuri patrol boats - 41 tons full load - commissioned in 1981
References[edit | edit source]
- "World Military Aircraft Inventory", Aerospace Source Book 2007, Aviation Week & Space Technology, January 15, 2007.
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