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Togo

Defense

The defense, which is based on selective military duty with 24 months of first service, comprises (2009) about 8,500 men and is organized into 3 regiments, 2 smaller fighters and 16 fighter aircraft. Semi-military security forces amount to 750 men. The material is semi-modern and of mixed Soviet and Western origin.

Military of Togo

Defense costs increased in 1985-2007 from 1.3% to 1.6% of GDP. Togo participates in UN peacekeeping operations in Ivory Coast (UNOCI) and with observers in Liberia (UNMIL) and Sudan (UNAMID). To see related acronyms about this country, please check ABBREVIATIONFINDER where you can see that TGO stands for Togo.

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