Friday, March 14, 2008

Jane's Alert: Counterinsurgency

Jane's Information Group

AIR FORCE (Colombia) SAMS - 2008/03/11 The Colombian Air Force, (Fuerza Aerea Colombiana - FAC), is an efficient organisation, reasonably well equipped for its main tactical and logistic support functions, albeit...
SECURITY AND FOREIGN FORCES (Colombia) SAMS - 2008/03/11 The Colombian police force has been strengthened significantly and now officially has a presence in all of the country's municipalities - a marked difference from...
AIR FORCE (Honduras) CACS - 2008/03/14 The Honduran Air Force (Fuerza Aerea Hondurena - FAH) is greatly respected and a source of national pride, as it provides a power base which...
ARMED FORCES (Honduras) CACS - 2008/03/14 The Honduran armed forces are comprised of the army, air force and navy, with the air force being the strongest of the three. While the...
EXTERNAL AFFAIRS (Colombia) SAMS - 2008/03/11 Colombia's land and maritime frontiers will be a crucial factor in the long-term campaign against the FARC. Guerrillas have long used neighbouring countries for rest...
PROCUREMENT (Colombia) SAMS - 2008/03/11 The majority of material actually in service with the army is of US origin and almost all the equipment is either aged or obsolete. Modernisation...
PROCUREMENT (Russian Federation) CISS - 2008/03/11 President Putin's personal commitment to the revival of military power, as well as the lessons Moscow has drawn from the Chechen conflict and the worsening...

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