TITLE

NATIONAL SECURITY

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of Namibia;Feb2008, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the national security on Namibia, a country in Africa. The military is tasked by the constitution to defend the territory and national interest. A National Defense Force (NDF) has been established following independence in 1990. The NDF is composed of five battalions with a small headquarters element. It has a modest air and maritime component. The NDF contributed troops in the United Nations peace keeping missions in Liberia and in Darfur.
ACCESSION #
31199291

 

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