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West African Republic Government
 
President Stanley Mgambo
Vice President: Thérèse Sitrase
Minister of Defence: Antoinette Dupuis
Minister for Foreign Affairs: Marie Vitrand
Minister of Economical Affairs: Nicole Gtebro
Minister for Education: Albert Traisance
Minister for Health: Marie Routand
Minister for Transport: Amelie Fietoir
Minister of Interior Affairs: François Duvalier
 
 
West African Republic Political Parties
 
West African Democratic Party (Capitalist): Stanley Mgambo
 
West Africa Peoples Party (Socialist): Valérie Moreau
 
West African Equality Party (Liberal): Marcel Patriat

 

West Africa First (Right Wing Nationalist): Robert Maurgae
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West African Army
 
 
Armoured Division Complement
 
Two Hundred and Seventy M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks
Fifteen M109A6 Paladin 155mm Self Propelled Howitzers
Fifteen M270 Multiple Rocket Launcher Systems
 
Thirty MIM-104D (PAC-2/GEM) Patriot Surface to Air Missile Systems
Thirty M163 Vulcan Air Defense Systems
 
Five Armoured Divisions
Sixty Thousand Combat Soldiers
 
 
Mechanised Division Complement
 
One Hundred and Fifty M2A3 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles
One Hundred M1126 Stryker Armoured Fighting Vehicles
Three Hundred ACMAT 4x4 Personnel Trucks
Ninety High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles
Fifteen M109A6 Paladin 155mm Self Propelled Howitzers
Fifteen M270 Multiple Rocket Launcher Systems
 
Thirty MIM-104D (PAC-2/GEM) Patriot Surface to Air Missile Systems
Thirty M163 Vulcan Air Defense Systems
 
Ten Mechanised Divisions
One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Combat Soldiers
 
Infantry Division Complement
 
Four Hundred ACMAT 4x4 Personnel Trucks
One Hundred High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles
Thirty M119A2 105mm Howitzers
Fifteen M777 155mm Howitzers
 
Thirty MIM-104D (PAC-2/GEM) Patriot Surface to Air Missile Systems
Thirty M163 Vulcan Air Defense Systems
 
Twenty Infantry Divisions
Two Hundred and Fourty Thousand Combat Soldiers
 
Total Combat Strength of the West African Army 
Four Hundred and Twenty Thousand
 
 
Infantry Weapons
 
P228 Pistol (9 x 19mm)
M4A1 Carbine/M203A1 40mm Grenade Launcher (5.56 x 45mm)
M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (7.62 x 51mm)
Barrett M82 Anti Material Rifle (12.7 x 107mm/0.50mm)
M249 Light Machine Gun (5.56 x 45mm)
M240G General Purpose Machine Gun (7.62 x 51mm)
M2 Browning Heavy Machine Gun (12.7 x 107mm/0.50mm)
M67 Fragmentation Hand Grenade
AN-M18 Colored Smoke Grenade 
M224 60 mm Mortar
M252 81mm Mortar
FGM-148 Javelin Anti Tank Launcher
FGM-172 SRAW Rocket Launcher
FIM-92 Stinger Surface to Air System
Mk 19 40mm Grenade Launcher
Mk 47 Mod 0 Striker 40mm Grenade Launcher
M18A1 Claymore Anti Personnel Mine
M21 Anti Tank Mine
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West African Air Force
 
 
Fighter Squadrons
 
Twenty F-16F "Fighting Falcon" Multi Role Fighter
Twenty MiG-29M2 "Super Fulcrum" Multi Role Fighters
Ten Su-30MKI Multi Role Fighter
Five A-10A Thunderbolt II Attack Aircraft
 
Two B-52H Stratofortress Strategic Bomber
Five Tu-22M "Backfire" Strategic Bomber
 
 
Support Squadrons
 
One Hundred C-130H Hercules Transport Aircraft
Sixty An-72 Transport Aircraft
 
Fifteen KC-135R "Stratotanker" Air to Air Tanker Aircraft
Twenty Il-78 Air to Air Refuelling Aircraft
 
Five AC-130U Spooky II Gunship Aircraft
 
Fifteen EC-130J Commando Solo Electronic Warfare Aircraft
 
Ten E-3B Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) Aircraft
Fifteen RC-135U Combat Sent Reconnaissance Aircraft
 
Ten MQ-1B Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
 
 
Helicopter Squadrons
 
Five AH-64D Apache Attack Helicopter
 
Ten CH-47D Chinook Transport Helicopter
Twenty UH-60A Black Hawk Utility Helicopter
 
 
Ordinance
 
Mark 81 250 Pound Bomb
Mark 82 500 Pound Bomb
Mark 83 1000 Pound Bomb
Mark 84 2000 Pound Bomb
GBU-24 Paveway III 2000 Pound Bunker Buster Bomb
 
AIM-9R Sidewinder Short Range Air to Air Missile
AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile
AGM-65 Maverick Air to Ground Missile
AGM-88 HARM Anti Radiation Missile
AGM-154B Joint Standoff Weapon
AGM-158 Joint Air to Surface Standoff Missile
AM39 Exocet Anti Ship Missile
AGM-114R Hellfire II Air to Surface Missile 
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West African Navy

 

 

Cyclone Class Patrol Ship
 
 
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General Characteristics
 
Displacement: 331 tons (336 Metric Tons) Full Load
Length: 179 ft (55 m)
Beam: 25 ft (7.6 m)
Propulsion: Four Paxman Diesels; Four Shafts; 3,350 Shaft Horsepower (2.50 MW)
Speed: 35 knots (40 mph; 65 km/h)
Endurance: 2000-2500nm (@12 knots, with transit fuel reserve)
Crew: Four officers, 24 Enlisted Personnel
Armament: 2 × MK 38 25mm Autocannon
5 × .50 Calibre Machine Guns
2 × MK 19 40mm Automatic Grenade Launchers
2 × M240B Machine Guns
6 × FIM-92 Stinger SAMs
 
WANS Guardian
WANS Protector
WANS Shield
WANS Saviour
WANS Sacrifice
 
 
 
Victory Class Missile Cruiser
 
 
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General Characteristics
 
Type: Guided Missile Cruiser
Displacement: Approx. 9,600 long tons (9,800 t) full load
Length: 567 feet (173 m)
Beam: 55 feet (16.8 meters)
Draught: 34 feet (10.2 meters)
Propulsion:
4 × West African Defence Bureau Electric GH2600 Gas Turbine Engines, 80,000 Shaft Horsepower (60,000 kW)
2 × Controllable Reversible Pitch Propellers
2 × Rudders
Speed: 32.5 knots (60 km/h)
Range: 6,000 nmi (11,000 km) at 20 kn (37 km/h); 3,300 nmi (6,100 km) at 30 kn (56 km/h).
Complement: 33 Officers, 27 Chief Petty Officers, and Approx. 340 Enlisted
 
Sensors and Processing Systems:
AN/SPY-1A/B Multi Function Radar
AN/SPS-49 Air Search Radar
AN/SPG-62 Fire control radar
AN/SPS-73 Surface Search Radar
AN/SPQ-9 Gun Fire Control Radar
AN/SQQ-89(V)3 Sonar suite, consisting of
AN/SQS-53B/C/D Active Sonar
AN/SQR-19 TACTAS passive sonar
AN/SQQ-28 light airborne multi-purpose system
AN/SLQ-32 Electronic Warfare Suite
 
Electronic Warfare and Decoys:
Mark 36 SRBOC
AN/SLQ-25 Nixie
 
Armament:
2 × 61 Cell Mk 41 Vertical Launch Systems
122 × Mix of RIM-66M-5 Standard SM-2MR Block IIIB, RIM-156A SM-2ER Block IV, RIM-161 SM-3, RIM-162A ESSM, RIM-174A Standard ERAM, BGM-109C Tomahawk, or RUM-139A VL-ASROC
8 × RGM-84 Harpoon Missiles
2 × Mk 45 Mod 2 5 in / 54 Cal Lightweight Gun
2 × 25 mm Mk 38 Gun
2–4 × 0.50 cal (12.7 mm) Gun
2 × Phalanx CIWS Block 1B
2 × Mk 32 12.75 in (324 mm) Triple Torpedo Tubes for Lightweight Torpedoes
Armor: Limited Kevlar Splinter Protection in Critical Areas
Aircraft carried: 2 × Sikorsky SH-60B or MH-60R Seahawk LAMPS III Helicopters
 
WNS Victory
WNS Triumph

 

 

 

Voodoo Class Destroyer
 
 
General Characteristics
 
 
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Type: Guided Missile Destroyer
Displacement: Fully loaded: 10,000 t (9,800 LT; 11,000 ST)
Length: 509 feet (155 m) 
Beam: 59 ft (18 m)
Draft: 30.5 ft (9.3 m)
Propulsion: 4 Mgamba Electric LM3700-30 Gas Turbines each generating 27,000 shp (20,000 kW);
coupled to Two Shafts, each driving a Five Bladed Reversible Controllable Pitch Propeller;
Total Output: 108,000 shp (81,000 kW)
Speed: In excess of 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Range: 4,400 nmi (8,100 km) at 20 kn (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Boats and Landing
Craft Carried: 2 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats
Complement: 23 Officers, 300 Enlisted
Armament:
96 Cell Mk 41 Vertical Launch System
• BGM-109C Tomahawk Cruise Missiles
• RIM-66M Standard Medium Range SAM
• SM-3 Standard Ballistic Missile Defence Missile for Aegis BMD
• RIM-162 ESSM SAM
• RUM-139 Vertical Launch ASROC
• RIM-174A Standard ERAM
• One 5 inch (127 mm/62) Mk-45 Mod 4 Lightweight Gun
• One 20 mm Phalanx CIWS and Two 25 mm Bushmasters
• Two Mark 32 Triple Torpedo Tubes (Six Mk-50 or Mk-54 Torpedoes)
Aircraft carried:
LAMPS III Electronics installed on Landing Deck for Coordinated DDG-51/Helo ASW Operations
• Two MH-60R Seahawk LAMPS III Helicopters
Aviation facilities: Flight deck and Enclosed Hangar for up to Two MH-60R Seahawk Helicopters
 
WNS Voodoo
WNS Phantom
 
 
 
Viper Class Frigate


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General Characteristics

Type: Frigate
Displacement: 4,100 Long Tons (4,200 t) full load
Length: 408 ft (124 m) Waterline,
453 ft (138 m)
Beam: 45 ft (14 m)
Draft: 22 ft (6.7 m)
Propulsion: 2 × West African Defence Bureau LM2500-30 Gas Turbines generating 41,000 shp (31 MW) through a Single Shaft and Variable Pitch Propeller
2 × Auxiliary Propulsion Units, 350 hp (260 kW) Retractable Electric Azipods for maneuvering and docking.
Speed: Over 29 knots (54 km/h)
Range: 4,500 nmi (8,300 km; 5,200 mi) at 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Complement: 176
Sensors and Processing Systems: Radar: AN/SPS-49, AN/SPS-55, Mk 92 Fire Control System
Sonar: SQS-56, SQR-19 Towed Array

Electronic Warfare and Decoys:
SLQ-32(V)2, Flight III with sidekick,
Mark 36 SRBOC
AN/SLQ-25 Nixie

Armament:
Two Triple Mark 32 Anti Submarine Warfare Torpedo Tubes with Mark 50 Anti Submarine Warfare Torpedoes
One West African Defence Bureau 76 mm/62 Caliber Naval Gun
One 20 mm Phalanx CIWS Rapid Fire Cannon
Eight West African Systems WAS-25II HF-2 and 4 HF-3 Supersonic AShM

Aircraft Carried: 
Two LAMPS Multi Purpose Helicopters (SH-60R Seahawk LAMPS III)

WNS Viper
WNS Serpent
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West African Strategic Forces
 
The West African Republic's Ballistic Missile Arm of the West African Republic Military. Its function was to protect the West African Republic. Its function was defensive but was allowed to make a pre-emptive strike. 
 
SS-1E Scud-D Tactical Ballistic Missile
 
Fifty on Mobile Transport Erector Launchers
Ten in Static Missile Sites
 
 
OTR-23 Oka Tactical Ballistic Missile (SS-23 Spider)
 
Sixty on Mobile Transport Erector Launchers
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West African Coastguard

 

 

The West African Coast Guard role is in Maritime Homeland Security, MMaritime Law Enforcement (MLE), Search and Rescue (SAR), Marine Environmental Protection (MEP), and the Maintenance of River, Intracoastal and Offshore Aids to Navigation (ATON).


Vessels


Evie Class Cutter


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General Characteristics

Type: National Security Cutter
Displacement: 4500 LT
Length: 418 feet (127.40 meters)
Beam: 54 feet (16.46 meters)
Draft: 30 feet (9.14 meters)
Propulsion: Combined Diesel and Gas
2 × 7.400 kW Diesel Engines
1 × 22.000 kW Gas Turbine Engine
Speed: 28+ knots
Range: 12,000 nm
Complement: 113 (14 Officers)
Sensors and Processing Systems: EADS 3D TRS-16 Air Search Radar
SPQ-9B Fire Control Radar
AN/SPS-73 Surface Search Radar
AN/SLQ-32
Electronic Warfare and Decoys: AN/SLQ-32 Electronic Warfare System
2 SRBOC/ 2 NULKA Countermeasures Chaff/Rapid Decoy Launcher
Armament:

57 mm Gun and Gunfire Control System
Close-In Weapons System
4 0.50 Caliber Machine Guns
2 M240B 7.62mm Light Machine Guns
Aircraft Carried: (2) MH-65C Dolphin MCH, or (4) VUAV or (1) MH-65C Dolphin MCH and (2) VUAV
Aviation Facilities: 50 x 80 foot Flight Deck, Hangar for all Aircraft

WACV Evie



Island Class Patrol Boat


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General Characteristics

Class and Type: Island Class Patrol Cutter (WPB)
Displacement: 168 tons
Length: 110 feet (34 m)
Beam: 21 ft (6.4 m)
Draft: 6.5 ft (2.0 m)
Propulsion: 2 Mgamba 235 Diesels or Caterpillar Diesels
Speed: 29.5 knots
Range: 3,300 miles
Endurance: 5 Days
Boats and Landing Craft Carried: 1 Cutter Boat Medium (90 HP outboard engine)
Complement: 16 (2 Officers, 14 Enlisted)
Sensors and Processing Systems: AN/SPS-64V Radar
Armament:

Mk 38 25mm Chain Gun
2 x M2 .50 Calibre Machine Gun
Aircraft carried: None

 

WACV Island
WACV Shore
WACV Wave
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