Country: France Region: Djibouti
Latitude: 11° 32' 34" N Longitude: 43° 9' 1" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
11°32'34"N 43° 8'54"E Djibouti
- 5e Régiment InterArmes d’Outre-Mer / 5e RIAOM ( 5th Overseas Interarms Regt) http://www.troupesdemarine.org/traditions/unites/img/doc/dc000016ac.jpg
A pre-positioned combined army/naval infantry regiment in high readiness status already deployed on its potential operational theatre.
Its strength: appx 1750 military
1 army aviation detachment; 1 naval infantry co; 1 armoured squadron; 1 support co (120mm mortars); 2 engineer sections; 1 anti air battery; 1 cmd / log co and 1 maintenance co.
Stationned in Djibouti, Gabon, Sénégal, Côte d’Ivoire and in the United Arab Emirates the French forces overseas assure the defense of French points of interest in the mentioned regions.
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