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Burkina Faso

Defense

The defense comprises (2009) 10 800 men enlisted squad including gendarmerie and is organized into five regiments and five fighter aircraft. A trained reserve force amounts to 45,000 men. The material is of mixed and increasingly Western origin. To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that BFA stands for Burkina Faso.

Military of Burkina Faso

Defense costs increased in 1985-2007 from 1.1% to 1.3% of GDP. Burkina Faso participates in UN peacekeeping operations with observers in Congo (Kinshasa) (MUNOC) and Sudan (UNMIS and UNAMID).

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