Military of the Comoros

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Comorian Armed Forces
Armée nationale de développement
Seal of the Comoros.svg
Comorian Coat of Arms
Service branchesComorian Army
Commander-in-chiefAzali Assoumani
Foreign suppliersMainly  France  Russia
Related articles
RanksMilitary ranks of Comoros
Roundel of Comores

The Comorian Armed Forces (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]

Aircraft inventory[edit]

The Comorian Security Force operates only 4 aircraft.

Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service[2] Notes
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.

Comoran Defense Force soldiers show off hand-to-hand combat skills
Aircraft Origin Type Versions In service[2] Notes
Aermacchi SF.260  Italy liaison SF 260C
SF 260W
Cessna 402  United States Utility 1


Comoran Defense Force soldiers


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  2. ^ a b "World Military Aircraft Inventory", Aerospace Source Book 2007, Aviation Week & Space Technology, January 15, 2007.