Photo: Kenya's president with Kenya army officers
Global Firepower, the agency that assessed the military strength of all African nations, ranked Kenya as the most powerful nation in the East Africa community based on the country's manpower, the capacity of weaponry, geographical location, logistical flexibility, and budgets.
Kenya according to Global Firepower has the following arms:
1. 76 battle tanks,
2. 591 armored fighting vehicles,
3. 30 self-propelled guns,
4. 25 towed artillery,
5. 131 aircraft, 17 fighter jets, and 61 helicopters
6. Military personnel 24,150
. 7. Military budget 115.48 Billion Kenya Shillings (Highest in East Africa)
Now with an economy that is growing steadily and with the Kenya administration continuously increasing it's budget in military and infrastructure, the obvious question is. Will Kenya be Africa's future super power?
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