Papua New Guinea - Armed forces

Armed forces in 2002 had an estimated total of 3,100 personnel. The army of 2,500 consisted of two infantry battalions and one engineering battalion. Maritime forces (400) were equipped with four patrol and coastal craft and two amphibious craft. The air force (200) had no armed aircraft. Australia provides a 38-member training unit. Defense expenditures totaled $42 million in 1998 or 1% of GDP. The Bougainville peace monitoring group includes some 55 troops from Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji.

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Nov 21, 2010 @ 5:17 pm
I would just like to know more about the forces if you can add some more please! And if you can could you please give me some alliances of Papua New Guinea!


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