New African Military Profile: Seychelles

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The Seychelles military is small, numbering under 2 000 personnel, yet the island nation has nearly a million square kilometres of territory to monitor and safeguard from a number of threats, most notably piracy. As a result, the country’s military has partnered with numerous foreign countries to receive training and equipment, which is growing and professionalising the armed forces. Click here to read more about the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces.