Military of Seychelles

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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]


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[edit]

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

Air Force[edit]

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


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  2. ^ "Arms Trade Register". SIPRI. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Arms Trade Register". SIPRI. Retrieved 24 June 2012. 

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