Montenegro discharged its military duty with the
country's independence in 2006. The country joined NATO in
2017. Montenegro has a total workforce of 1950 active
personnel. In addition, 10 100 semi-military, of which about
4100 are special police forces.
The army is easily equipped and has 875 active personnel.
The Air Force has 225 active personnel and 14 helicopters.
The Navy has a staff of 350, five patrol vessels, and one
auxiliary vessel. See ABBREVIATIONFINDER for how MW can stand for Montenegro.
In 2018, Montenegro participated, among others, in the
NATO operation in Afghanistan (Operation Resolute
Support) with 20 personnel, and in the UN operation in
Western Sahara (MINURSO) with two observers.