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The defense includes 5,000 men enlisted and is organized into three battalions, three patrol boats and a few unarmed aircraft. Semi-military security forces amount to 1,500 men. The material is of varying origin.

Military of Malawi

Defense of Malawi costs increased from 1.0% to 1.2% of GDP in 1985-96 and stood at 1.1% of GDP in 2007. Malawi participates in UN peacekeeping operations in Congo (Kinshasa) (MONUC) and Sudan (UNMIS, UNAMID). To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that MWI stands for Malawi.

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