TITLE

DEFENSE

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Rwanda;May2007, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the national defense of the Republic of Rwanda. According to the author, the military establishment of this country is made up of a well-trained army and a small, rotary-wing air force. Defense spending continues to represent a disproportionate part of the national budget. The government completely restructured the military after the withdrawal of Rwandan Armed Forces from the Democratic Republic of the Congo in October 2002.
ACCESSION #
25237034

 

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