Tunisian National Guard

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Garde Nationale
Active 1957–present
Country  Tunisia
Branch Ministry of the Interior
Type Paramilitary unit
Role Patrolling Borders, Territorial waters, Crime control...
Size 15000 N Guard est.
Nickname GN
Motto
  • Redemption for the homeland * Arabic: فداء للوطن *

The Tunisian National Guard (Arabic: الحرس الوطني, al-Ḥaras al-Waṭanī‎) is a separate military force of Tunisia. It is not part of the Tunisian Armed Forces, due to its specific role as a counterbalance to the regular military. It serves both as defence force against external threats and as a security force against internal threats. It is both a standing force of 15,000.

Vessels and motorboats[edit]

  • 6 patrol boats P350TN (140 t, 35 m), donated by Italy (2 delivered 12.2012; 3 delivered between 2013/2014; 1 will be delivery within 2.2015)
  • 7 patrol boats Classe 800/P58 (30 t, 17 m), donated by Italy middle years '00
  • 4 patrol boats Classe 700 (18 t, 15 m), donated by Italy in may 2011
  • 8 patrol boats Classe Squalo (13 t, 13,5 m), donated by Italy middle years '00
  • 2 motorboats Classe 500 (8,5 t, 11 m), donated by Italy in 2009/2011

Grades[edit]

Officiers
Officiers généraux Officiers supérieurs Officiers supérieurs Officiers supérieurs Officiers supérieurs Officiers subalternes Officiers subalternes Officiers subalternes
Général de brigade Colonel-major Colonel Lieutenant-colonel Commandant Capitaine Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant
Arabic: أمير لواء Arabic: عميد Arabic: عقيد Arabic: مقدم Arabic: رائد Arabic: نقيب Arabic: ملازم أول Arabic: ملازم
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Sous-officiers et militaires du rang
Sous-officiers Sous-officiers Sous-officiers Sous-officiers Militaires du rang Militaires du rang
Adjudant-chef Adjudant Sergent-chef Sergent Caporal-chef Caporal
Arabic: وكيل أول Arabic: وكيل Arabic: عريف أول Arabic: عريف Arabic: رقيب أول Arabic: رقيب
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