New African military profile: Mozambique


Since the end of Mozambique’s civil war in 1992, the Armed Forces for the Defence of Mozambique (FADM) have struggled to become a coordinated, cohesive and well-equipped force. Click here to find out more about the FADM.

A limited defence budget has resulted in the majority of the military’s equipment being unserviceable. Such challenges come at a time when Renamo militia are causing instability inside the country.