Equatorial-Guinea Defense

Equatorial Guinea military service is optional. The total strength of Equatorial Guinea’s armed forces is 1450 active personnel (2018, IISS).


The army has a workforce of 1100 active personnel. Material includes three tanks of a T-55, six detection carriages, 20 armored vehicles, and 35 armored personnel.

Equatorial-Guinea's Army

Air Force

The Air Force has a workforce of 100 active personnel. Material includes four attack aircraft of the type Su-25, four light transport aircraft, two trainers, and ten helicopters (including five combat helicopters of the type Mi-24).

The Navy

The Navy has a personnel force of about 250 active personnel, 11 patrol vessels, and one auxiliary vessel.