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1 Zone de Défense [+] Print this page

Also known as: Zone 1| Zone de Défense N° 1| Zone de Défense N°1| Zone de défense N° I| Zone n°1| defence zone [+]

Country: Niger [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation

Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Niamey [+] 2006 [+] 19 July 2016 [+]
Tillabéri [+] 2006 [+] 19 July 2016 [+]


Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Tillabéri [+] 19 July 2016 [+]
Niamey [+] 15 February 2016 [+] 6 June 2017 [+]

Parent units

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Name Other Names Classification First Cited Date Last Cited Date
1 Bataillon Inter Armes [+] 1er BIA [+] Military [+] 27 July 2016 [+]
Bataillon Parachutiste [+] Army [+]
Military [+]
27 July 2016 [+]


Table showing personnel linked to this unit in command, administrative and other roles
Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Abou Tagué [+] Colonel [+] Commander [+] 6 June 2017 [+]
Boukari Abdoulaye [+] Colonel [+] Commander [+] 19 July 2016 [+]


List of all sources used to evidence the data in this record Click the "+" symbol next to every data point in the record to see the sources used for that data point.

Publication Date Publisher Publication Title Access Date Archive Link
September 2011 Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces Security Sector Governance in Francophone West Africa: Realities and Opportunities 11 January 2019
11 April 2017 Security Force Monitor This unit is a placeholder to represent the hierarchical structure of this branch of the security service, based on the Security Force Monitor's research, as the Monitor does not currently have a source for a parent relationship to a specific, named unit
27 July 2016 Le Sahel Tillabéri : Cérémonie de passation de Commandement de la Zone de défense N°1 de Tillabéri 25 January 2019
16 February 2017 Agence Nigerienne de Presse La Zone de Défense N°8 classée première au Championnat inter-militaires de Cross-country de Dosso 25 January 2019
13 March 2017 Le Sahel Cérémonie de prière collective et de lecture de Saint Coran à la Zone de Défense N°1 : Prière pour le repos des âmes des éléments des FDS tombés sur le champ d’honneur 25 January 2019
19 February 2020 Office National d'Edition et de Presse Visites du ministre de la Défense nationale : Pr Issoufou Katambé rencontre les responsables et les hommes de rang de plusieurs établissements militaires 21 May 2020
15 February 2016 Ministère de la Défense du Niger championnat militaire de cross-country 19 February 2019
26 June 2018 Ministère de la Défense du Niger Forces armées nigériennes 20 February 2019
07 June 2013 Tamtam info Visite du Chef d’Etat Major des Forces Armées Nigériennes à la Zone de Défense N°1 : Des instructions fermes par rapport à la rigueur et à la vigilance 21 January 2019