The President of Zimbabwe is the Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defense Forces (ZDF). He also chairs the National Security Council, which comprises of the Prime Minister, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, National Security, Defense, Home Affairs and Finance, as well as the Commander of the Defense Forces and the Services Chiefs.
The total active manpower of the Zimbabwe Army is around 35,000 personnel, including the Para-military forces with the Police Support Unit, People’s Militia and Police Force.
The land forces of the Zimbabwe Army are around 25,000 soldiers with the structure:
- 7 Brigades HQ’s - 1 armoured regiment - 23 infantry battalions
- 2 artillery regiments - 1 engineer support regiment - 3 Presidential Guards bt.
- 1 command battalion

Military equipment and vehicles Army of Zimbabwe.