Chadian Armed Forces

Chadian Armed Forces

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Chadian National Armed Forces (Forces Arm es Nationales Tchadiennes or FANT) was the army of the central government of Chad from January 1983, when the President Hiss ne Habr 's forces, in first place his personal Armed Forces of the North (FAN), were merged. Consisting of about 10,000 soldiers at that time, it swelled with the assimilation of former Chadian Armed Forces (FAT) and codos rebels from the south and, in 1986, with the addition of Transitional Government of National Unity (GUNT) soldiers who had turned against their Libyan allies. Freshly outfitted by France and the United States, FANT drove Libyan troops from their bases in northern Chad in a series of victories in 1987; but it dissolved defeated by the Patriotic Salvation Movement (MPS) led by Idriss D by, who conquered the capital on December 2, 1990.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613577056X
  • 9786135770568