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Defence Force Summary Professional Army. Branches Army, Navy, Air Force, Police Force, Civil Defence Manpower availability: Armed ...

Defence Force
Summary: Professional Army.
Branches: Army, Navy, Air Force, Police Force, Civil Defence
Manpower availability: Armed forces: ACTIVE 7,000 (2003)
Army: 5,000 men with 50 armoured cars. (2003)
Navy: 1,000 men with four coastal vessels. (2003)
Air force: 1,000 men with 19 combat aircraft no armed helicopters (2003)
(Source: The Military Balance, 2000/2001 IISS)


Defense expenditures: $30 million; 0.8% of GDP (1994 est.)
Chief of Defence Staff: Maj. Gen. Joseph Boateng Danquah
Chief of Naval Staff: Rear Admiral A. R. S. Nunoo
Chief of Air Staff: Air Vice Marshall J. O. Boateng
Chief of Army Staff: Major Gen. Samuel Anum Odotei
Chief of Defence Intelligence: Major General F. Adu Amanfor
Commandant of the Military Academy and Training Schools.: Major Gen. A. K. Abdulai
Commandant of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College: Major Gen G. Aryiku
Chief of Staff, General Headquarters: Brig. Gen. Bob Winful
Commandant, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre: Major Gen. Atipoe
General Officer Commanding the Northern Command, Kumasi: Brig. Gen. J. N. Adinkrah
General Officer Commanding Southern Command Accra: Brig. Gen. E. Okyere
Director of Public relation: Co. Emmanuel Nibo
Director General of PA: Brig Gen. Blay


Director, Military Records: Colonel (Rtd) J. K. T. Caesar

Military Assistant to the Minister for Defence: Major Asare
Inspector General of Police (IGP): Mr. Acheampong

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