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5 Zone de Défense [+] Print this page

Also known as: Zone 5| Zone de Défense N° 5| Zone de Défense n°5| defence zone| zone de défense 5 [+]

Country: Niger [+]

Classified as: Army  Military [+]

Areas of operation

Area of Operation First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Diffa [+] September 2011 [+] 10 February 2015 [+]


Site First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Diffa [+] 11 February 2015 [+] 9 November 2019 [+]

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Name Rank Role Official Title First Cited Date Last Cited Date
Moussa SalaouBarmou [+] Colonel Major [+] Commander [+] 30 January 2016 [+]


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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
01 February 2016 Le Sahel Visit of the President of the Republic to Diffa: Tribute to the SDF in the fight against the terrorist group Boko Haram 22 May 2020
27 July 2016 Le Sahel Tillabéri : Cérémonie de passation de Commandement de la Zone de défense N°1 de Tillabéri 25 January 2019
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
11 February 2015 Tamtam info Front de Diffa: état d’urgence et forces en présence 22 January 2019
13 December 2016 Tamtam info Remise de matériel aux forces Armées Nigériennes par les Etats Unis d’Amérique : 29 véhicules de type Mamba pour renforcer les capacités opérationnelles de lutte contre le terrorisme 22 January 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
11 November 2019 ActuNiger Diffa : en visite de travail, le président Issoufou fait de grosses annonces à la population éprouvée du Manga 13 May 2020