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Botswana Defence Force

NameBotswana Defence Force
BranchesBDF Air Wing
Botswana Ground Force
Minister TitleMinister of Defence
Active9,000
Amount$338 million
Percent GDP2.48%
HistoryMilitary history of Botswana
RanksBotswana military ranks and insignia

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The Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is the military of Botswana. It was formed in 1977 and has approximately 9,000 members. The commander is Lt. Gen. Tebogo Masire. The commander in chief is the President of Botswana. Being a landlocked country, Botswana has no navy.

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Bots freezes public service recruitment - The Southern Times Tweet this news
The Southern Times--In a communiqué addressing all permanent secretaries, Commander of -Botswana Defence Force-, Commissioner of Police, Directorate of Intelligence and Security, ... - Date : Fri, 15 Oct 2010 11:25:24 GMT+00:00
Ministers vow to make SA safer - BuaNews Online (press release) Tweet this news
BuaNews Online (press release)--"The South African National -Defence Force- will progressively be deployed to the borders with Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho, -Botswana- and Namibia ... - Date : Sun, 24 Oct 2010 13:09:01 GMT+00:00
Botswana Defence Force to participate in joint logistics exercise with Indian army - Calcutta Tube Tweet this news
Calcutta Tube--New Delhi, Oct 1 (Calcutta Tube) A 15-member delegation of the -Botswana Defence Force- (BDF) will be in India from Oct 2 to participate in a joint logistics ... - Date : Fri, 01 Oct 2010 18:06:54 GMT+00:00
BDF behind the success of famous artists - Mmegi Online Tweet this news
Mmegi Online--FRANCISTOWN: Most of Botswana's successful artists are products of the -Botswana Defence Force- (BDF), Showbiz has learnt after an assessment of the most ... - Date : Thu, 14 Oct 2010 14:26:55 GMT+00:00
DCEC eyes BDF, DPSM, UB - The Bostwana Gazette Tweet this news
The Bostwana Gazette--The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC) says it has “included the -Botswana Defence Force- (BDF) , the Directorate of Public Service ... - Date : Wed, 20 Oct 2010 09:34:36 GMT+00:00
BDF band rocks their Zim counterparts - Mmegi Online Tweet this news
Mmegi Online--FRANCISTOWN: -Botswana Defence Force- (BDF) rocked their visiting counterparts from Zimbabwean National Army (ZNA) who came into the country to participate in ... - Date : Thu, 14 Oct 2010 14:27:04 GMT+00:00
BDF Cats hosts 'Find The Ball' Tournament - Mmegi Online Tweet this news
Mmegi Online--The event will be staged at the -Botswana Defence Force- (BDF) and will feature clubs from Botswana (seven), Lesotho, South Africa and Zimbabwe. ... - Date : Fri, 16 Jul 2010 15:12:15 GMT+00:00



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