Opinions & Features August 19, 2019 at 05:00 pm

10 African countries with the most powerful militaries that kick asses

Adom Tabbey-Botchwey | Contributor

Adom Tabbey-Botchwey August 19, 2019 at 05:00 pm

August 19, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Opinions & Features

The Royal Moroccan Army, Credi: moroccoworldnews.com

Morocco, Ranked 61st worldwide

The Royal Army has an active force of 196,000 personnel. At its disposal are 291 aircraft, 2,720 armoured vehicles, 1,109 tanks and a navy with a fleet of 121 assets. With the recent decree of King Mohammed VI for the recruitment of 10,000 Moroccans into compulsory military service this year, and this is set to increase to 206,000 active personnel. The “African Lion 2019” joint initiative between the Royal Army and the United States Army focuses on training them to combat violent extremism and terrorism.

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