Difference between revisions of "Zimbabwe Defence Forces"

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{{Infobox national military
 
|country=Zimbabwe
 
|country=Zimbabwe
|name=Zimbabwe Defence Forces
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|name=Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF)
 
|native_name=
 
|native_name=
 
|image=[[Image:Flag of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.svg|250px]]
 
|image=[[Image:Flag of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.svg|250px]]
|caption=Flag of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces
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|caption=ZDF Flag
 
|image2=
 
|image2=
 
|caption2=
 
|caption2=
 
|founded=
 
|founded=
|current_form={{Start date and age|1980|5|18|df=yes}}
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|current_form= <!-- {{Start date and age|1980|5|18|df=yes}} -->
 
|disbanded=
 
|disbanded=
|branches=[[File:Flag of the Zimbabwe National Army.svg|border|22px]] [[Zimbabwe National Army]]<br>[[File:Air Force Ensign of Zimbabwe.svg|border|22px]] [[Air Force of Zimbabwe]]<br>[[File:Zimbabwe Republic Police.jpg|border|22px]] [[Zimbabwe Republic Police]]  
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|branches=[[File:Flag of the Zimbabwe National Army.svg|border|22px]] [[ZNA]]<br>[[File:Air Force Ensign of Zimbabwe.svg|border|22px]] [[AFZ]]<br>[[File:Zimbabwe Republic Police.jpg|border|22px]] [[ZRP]]  
 
|headquarters=[[Harare]]
 
|headquarters=[[Harare]]
 
<!-- Leadership -->
 
<!-- Leadership -->
 
|commander-in-chief=[[Robert Mugabe]]
 
|commander-in-chief=[[Robert Mugabe]]
|commander-in-chief_title=President
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|commander-in-chief_title=Commander in Chief
 
|minister=[[Sydney Sekeramayi]]
 
|minister=[[Sydney Sekeramayi]]
|minister_title={{nowrap|Minister of Defence}}
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|minister_title= Minister of Defence  
|commander=Gen. [[Constantine Chiwenga]]
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|commander=Gen. [[Constantino Chiwenga]]
|commander_title={{nowrap|Chief of Defense}}
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|commander_title=Commander
 
<!-- Manpower -->
 
<!-- Manpower -->
 
|age=
 
|age=
|conscription=18–24 years of age
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|conscription=
 
|manpower_data=2017
 
|manpower_data=2017
 
|available=5,500,000
 
|available=5,500,000
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|reaching=310,000
 
|reaching=310,000
 
|active=30,000; plus 21,800 paramilitary
 
|active=30,000; plus 21,800 paramilitary
|ranked=83rd
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|ranked=
 
|reserve=
 
|reserve=
 
|deployed=
 
|deployed=
 
<!-- Financial -->
 
<!-- Financial -->
|amount=US$95 million (2017)
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|amount=
|percent_GDP=0.66% (2017)
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|percent_GDP=
 
<!-- Industrial -->
 
<!-- Industrial -->
 
|domestic_suppliers=
 
|domestic_suppliers=
|foreign_suppliers={{flag|Brazil}}<ref name=congo>{{cite web|url=http://www.crisisgroup.org/~/media/Files/africa/central-africa/dr-congo/Scramble%20for%20the%20Congo%20Anatomy%20of%20an%20Ugly%20War.pdf |title=Scramble for the Congo - Anatomy of an Ugly War |publisher=ICG Africa |date=2000-12-20 |accessdate=2013-06-18}}</ref> <br>{{flag|Bulgaria}}<ref name=trade>[http://armstrade.sipri.org/armstrade/page/trade_register.php]</ref> <br>{{flag|China}}<ref name=congo/> <br>{{flag|Czech Republic}}<ref name=trade/> <br> {{flag|France}}<ref name=trade/> <br>{{flag|Italy}}<ref name=trade/> <br>{{flag|Russia}}<ref name=trade/> <br>{{flag|Slovakia}}<ref name=trade/> <br>{{flag|United Kingdom}}<ref name=congo/>
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|foreign_suppliers=
 
|imports=
 
|imports=
 
|exports=
 
|exports=
 
<!-- Related aricles -->
 
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|history=[[Military history of Zimbabwe]]
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|history=  
|ranks= [[Military ranks of Zimbabwe|Rank insignia]]
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|ranks=  
 
}}
 
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Revision as of 22:34, 14 November 2017

Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF)
250px
ZDF Flag
Service branches22px ZNA
22px AFZ
22px ZRP
HeadquartersHarare
Leadership
Commander in ChiefRobert Mugabe
Minister of DefenceSydney Sekeramayi
CommanderGen. Constantino Chiwenga
Manpower
Available for
military service
5,500,000, age 15–49 (2017)
Fit for
military service
3,175,000, age 15–49 (2017)
Reaching military
age annually
310,000 (2017)
Active personnel30,000; plus 21,800 paramilitary