All services are part of the Suriname National Armed Forces which is concerned with the defence of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Suriname against armed, foreign military aggression. The Total manpower of the Surinamese Armed Forces is around 1,970 personnel. There is no conscription.
The Land Forces of the Surinamese Army is around 1,600 soldiers with the structure:
- 1 infantry battalion, 1 support battalion, 1 Special Forces unit (mechanised cavalry unit)

Military equipment, armament vehicles of Surinamese Army of Suriname