Morocco Army Nations // Middle East/North Africa

OVERVIEW The Royal Moroccan Army is responsible for all land-based military operations, including ground-based air defense and the operations of the Royal Guard and the national police force. The army has no organic aviation wing; air support is provided by the Moroccan air force. Primary current responsibilities are the defense of Western Sahara, a disputed territory that Morocco has claimed since 1976. Counterinsurgency operations conducted in this area require specially trained...


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