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Central African Republic Armed Forces (Forces Armees Centrafricaines, FACA): Ground Forces (includes Military Air Service), General Directorate of Gendarmerie Inspection (DGIG), National Police. Active 3,150 personnel (Army 2,000; Air 150; Gendarmerie 1,400) and National Police: 1,900 personnel.


CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC AIR FORCE (CARAF)
Force Aérienne Centrafricaine (FAC)
Air Force 150 personnel.

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type
 
AIRCRAFT No combat capable. Total 13 Aircrafts.
  (1 Ac sqn with)

Liaison 10 Liaison ac:
6 Aermacchi AL-60C-5 Conestoga;
1 Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander;
1 Reims-Cessna FR172RJ Rocket;
1 Socata Ralleye 235E Guerrier;
1 Sauper J.300 Joker   

Transport 3 Tpt ac :
1 Lockheed C-130A Hercules;
1 Cessna 337E Super Skymaster;
1 Dassault Mystère Falcon 20 (Presidential Escadrille)


HELICOPTER No armed capable. Total 4 Helicopters.
  (1 Hel sqn with)

Support 3 Spt hel:
1 Eurocopter AS-350B Ecureuil;
2 Mil Mi-8T Hip-C

Utility 1 Utl hel:
1 Süd Aviation SE-3130 Alouette II


FACILITIES
  Army Staff Heaquarters - Bangui Armed Forces Command (Commandement des Forces Armées)

  Bangui- M'Poko Natioanal squadron (Escadrille Nationale) - BN-2A, Cessna 337E, Rallye 235E, AS-350B

Notes: Central African Republic has two airports with paved runways (over 2,438 to 3,047 m: 1 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1), and 35 airports with unpaved runways (2,438 to 3,047 m: 1 1,524 to 2,437 m: 12 914 to 1,523 m: 16 under 914 m: 6)

Terms of service conscription (selective), 2 years; reserve obligation thereafter, term n.k.
Joint - Combined Service 1 (Intervention and spt) bn

Central African Republic Army
Current order of battle:
HQ/Spt 1 regt
Army 1 (combined arms) regt (1 mech bn, 1 infbn)
Territorial Def 1 regt (bn) (2 territorial bn (intervention))

Central African Republic Army
inventory equipment:
MBT 3: RECCE 9: AIFV 18:  APC (W) 39+:
ARTY • MOR 12+:AT • RCL 106mm 14: RL

Central African Republic Navy
inventory equipment:
Patrol and Coastal Combatants 9 PCR less than 100 tonnes

Paramilitary 3,300 Personnel. Organization:
Gendarmerie: 1,400 (3 regional legions, 8 "brigades". There is also a Special Intervention Task Force.
National Police:
1,900


 
Central African Rallye 235G
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Rallye 235G
Dassault Mystère 20
BN-2A Islander
Reims-Cessna FR172 Rocket
Central Africa AF
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