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Aubevillois (Congo Brazzaville)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 59
Country: Congo Brazzaville
Date formed: Jan. 30, 1994
Details of Formation: Set up by Lissouba after regular forces refused to fight conflicting militias in Brazzavillearms from South Africa and training and leadership from UK mercenaries
Date dissolved: Oct. 24, 1997
Details of Termination: Lissouba ousted from power in Oct 1997.
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): person/minister; political party
Training and Equipment no information
Shared Information and Joint Operations no information
Shared personnel no information
Types of Material Support: domestic government; foreign support
State Sponsor(s): South Africa; Israel
Other Connection(s):
Membership: ethnic; party activists
Location: Brazzaville
Force Strength: [unknown, 500]
Target(s): unarmed political opposition, government critics; rebels, insurgents, or other armed group; ethnic group
Purpose(s): protect state, national or religious leader(s)
Other Information: