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Tunisian Republic (République tunisienne / al-Jumhūriyya at-Tūnisiyya (Tunis) الجمهورية التونسية )

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Tunisian Army 5,000 personnel; 22,000 conscript (total 27,000), Navy 4,800 personnel

TUNISIAN ARMY AVIATION AIR WING

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

Army Air Defence Systems
AD • 1 AD regt

SAM 86
SP 26 M-48 Chaparral (955 MIM-72F, 300 MIM-72E msls)
MANPAD 60 launchers RBS-70 Portable SAM (300 msls)

GUNS 131
SP 16:
40mm 16 M-42A1 Duster  SPAAG
TOWED 115:
20mm 100 M-55;
37mm 15 Type-55 (M-1939)/Type-65

RADAR
 LAND 2 DRPT-5 RASIT Ground surv radar (veh, arty)

Tunisian Army and Navy Organisations by Service Notes:

Army Operational Command Forces by Role (Current order of battle):
Mech 3 bde (each: 1 armd regt, 2 mech inf regt, 1 arty regt, 1 AD regt), SF 1 (Sahara) bde; 1 bde, Engr 1 regt
Tunisian Army Inventory Equipment Notes
MBT 84: 30 M-60A1; 54 M-60A3
LT TK 48 SK-105 Kuerassier  RECCE 60: 40 AML-90; 20 Saladin
APC 268: APC (T) 140 M-113A1/M-113A2, APC (W) 128: 18 EE-11 Urutu; 110 Fiat 6614
ARTY 276: TOWED 115: 105mm 48 M-101A1/M-101A2; 155mm 67: 12 M-114A1; 55 M-198, MOR 161: 81mm 95; 107mm 48 (some SP); 120mm 18 Brandt
AT • MSL 590: SP 35 M-901 ITV TOW, MANPATS 555: 500 Milan; 55 TOW, RL 89mm 600: 300 LRAC; 300 M-20
Tunisian Navy Forces by Role (Current order of battle):
Navy 4,800 personnel
Navy Inventory Equipment Notes:
PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS 25  PFM 12:
3 Bizerte (FRA P-48) each with 8 SS 12M tactical SSM,
3 La Galite (FRA Combattante III) each with 2 Mk 140 Harpoon quad (8 eff.) each with MM-40 Exocet tactical SSM, 1 76mm gun
6 Albatros (GER Type 143B) with 2 x 76mm gun, 2 twin launcher (4 eff.) for MM-38 Exocet SSM, 2 single 533mm TT
PCC 3 Utique (mod PRC Haizhui II)
PCI 10 (less than 100 tonnes)
LOGISTICS AND SUPPORT 6: AWT 1, AGS 1, ABU 3
TRG 1 Salambo (US Conrad, survey)
Navy Facilities: Bases Located at Bizerte, Sfax, Kelibia

 
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   Tunisia AF News:

Tunisia Gets First C-130J

• Tunisia Gets First C-130J  (5.4.2013)

Tunisia’s First C-130J Sees Daylight

• Tunisia’s First C-130J Sees Daylight  (25.1.2013)

Tunisia Refurbishment of Twelve SH-60F Helicopters

• Tunisia Refurbishment of Twelve SH-60F Helicopters  (19.2.2011)



 

 



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