Armed Forces Overviews
Ghana

Ghana Air Force

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By Michiel Vermeer & Erwin van Dijkman

Ghana is a republic on Africa's West coast. It gained independence from Britain on 6 March 1957. It ranks in the top ten of Africa with regards to natural resourrces and economic power. Moreover, it is quite a stable democratic country also visited by many tourists.

Accra is the air force main base, other squadrons reside at Takoradi and Tamale. The air force uses a aircraft from a diversity of sources like China (K-8), Europe (C295, DA42 and of course Fokker 27 and 28), as well as Russia (Mi-17 variants). All in all a compact force aimed mainly at air mobility and (coastal) patrol.