National Security Force (NSF): Somali Army
SOMALI AERONAUTICAL CORPS • Somalia Police Air Wing
Somali Aeronautical Corps • Cuerpo Aeronautica della Somalia (CAS) (Ciidamada Cirka Soomaaliyeed)
Italian: Corpo di Sicurezza della Somalia, (Somali Air Force) (defunct)
Ciidamada Cirka Soomaaliyeed (Somali)
'Corpo di Sicurezza della (Italian)
Somalia, Somali Aeronautical Corps' (Somali Air Force) (defunct);
Somalia Police Air Wing
No national armed forces since 1991. Transitional government attempting to establish armed forces but hampered by defections, financial difficulties, UN arms embargo and institutional deficiencies. Militia forces and armed groups within the country. Somaliland and Puntland have their own militias. Hy equipment in poor repair or inoperable.
Transitional Federal Government
Army .2,000 personnel (Ethiopian trained)
TERITORY WHERE THE RECOGNISED AUTHORITY (TFG ) DOE S NOT EXERCISE EFECTIVE CONTROL
Data presented here represent the de facto situation. This does not imply international recognition as a sovereign state.
Militia unit strengths are not known.
Equipment numbers are generalised assessments; most of this equipment is in poor repair or inoperable.
Organisations by Service
Army Air Defence Systems
AD • 1 AD bde
GUNS numerous TOWED
Somalia AF Airfields and Airbases Organisation: none known
Note: Somalia has 7 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 4 2,438 to 3,047 m: 2 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1) and 52 airports with unpaved runways (,438 to 3,047 m: 4 1,524 to 2,437 m: 19 914 to 1,523 m: 23 under 914 m: 6)