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The army is administratively responsible for all land and air operations; the air force was formally disbanded following a 1982 coup attempt and placed under army control. The air force achieved some degree of operational autonomy after becoming independent again in 1994 and is listed separately in our database. Kenya's armed helicopters are still operated by the army.

The Kenyan army is organized into:

  1 armored brigade, with
    2 armored battalions
    1 armored...

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