Military Periscope Logo


armed forces structure


The Republic of the Congo is a former French colony that gained independence in August 1960. Not to be confused with its neighbor, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Republic of Congo is often referred to as Congo-Brazzaville, after the name of its capital city.

The Congo Republic was officially Marxist until the early 1990s and cultivated ties with the former Soviet Union. It still maintains a military relationship with France. China has increasingly invested in...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC

Contract Number: LCFDL24D0002

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

©Military Periscope 2024

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.