Quick Facts

Area in square km 1,246,700
Corruption Perceptions Index ranking 163 (out of 168) (2015)
Defense Expenditure as % of GDP 5% (2014)
Defense expenditure in dollars 3,601,000,000 (2015)
Per capita GDP in dollars 7,300 (2015)
Population 19,625,353 (2015)
Size of armed forces 107,000 (2016)
U.S. military personnel present 4 (2015)

Angola at a glance

Military & Police Aid $4,525,000 (2017)
Humanitarian & Development Aid $41,299,000 (2017)
Arms Sales $343,318 (2014)
Trainees 15 (2015)
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Military vs. Economic Aid

Security Assistance Monitor tracks all available data about U.S. security and humanitarian & development assistance provided to this country. For a dollar amount breakdown of how much aid this country receives and which programs are supplying assistance, click "view data set." Note: This year's figures reflect the U.S. government's estimates of expected spending, and numbers for next year represent the administration's request to Congress.
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Security Assistance Monitor tracks all available data about the United States' training of this country's security forces. For information about how the number of security forces trained each year by the United States, including detailed information about the subject of the training, where that training takes place, and who is being trained, click "view data set."
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Arms Sales

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11/7/15 | Blog
Banned Blackwater Training Now Possible Under Proposed U.S. Rule

The State Department’s Directorate for Defense Trade Controls has proposed a rule change that could loosen oversight of private security...

5/2/14 | Blog
Africa Week in Review – May 2, 2014

This week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry travelled to East and Central Africa; the U.S. army foreshadowed more activities in West Africa; and the U.S. Congress grappled with the crisis in the Central African Republic. Read about these and other news stories below. 

4/10/14 | Blog
U.S. Military Exercises in Africa 2014

In 2014, the U.S. military has conducted a number of exercises across the continent of Africa. The objectives of these exercises ranged from strengthening the stability of a particular region to improving maritime security, though strengthening security partnerships between the U.S. and other...



10/26/16 | News
UN Great Lakes Summit Opens in Luanda, Angola
A high level international conference has opened in the Angolan capital city of Luanda to end the perennial armed conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)and the great lakes region. World powers USA, Russia and China are leading global and regional efforts to end then continued armed...
9/28/16 | News
Angola, Egypt Receiving Refurbished Russian Helicopters
Angola is set to this month receive a number of overhauled Mi-24P attack helicopters from Russian Helicopters, which has also repaired the first three Mi-8s for Egypt.
9/26/16 | News
Angola, Mali, Nigeria and Sudan Receiving Russian Attack, Transport Helicopters
Over the next year, Russian Helicopters will deliver Mi-8/17 transport and Mi-24/35 attack helicopters to Nigeria, Mali, Angola and Sudan.

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