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armed forces structure


Units of the Tanzanian army are split between the mainland and Zanzibar. Combined, the land forces consist of:

     5 infantry brigades
     1 tank brigade
     4 artillery battalions
     2 air defense artillery battalion
     1 mortar battalion
     2 anti-tank battalions
     1 engineer regiment
     1 logistics group
     1 special forces unit


The total active manpower of the Tanzanian army is approximately 23,000.


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