Military of Seychelles


Military of Seychelles

The Military of Seychelles consists of four branches: Army, Coast Guard (includes Air Wing), Presidential Protection Unit (includes Presidential Guard) and Police Force (includes Police Mobile Unit, a special weapons and tactics unit capable of assisting the Army in maintaining internal stability.)

Statistics

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)

Navy

  • 1 FPB-42 patrol boat - 268 tons full load - commissioned 1983
  • 1 Zhuk patrol boat - 39 tons full load - commissioned 1982
  • 7 other patrol craft