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Alpers, Philip (in: Aaron Karp, ed.). 2009 ‘Papua New Guinea: Small numbers, big fuss, real results.’ The Politics of Destroying Surplus Small Arms: Inconspicuous Disarmament, p. 172. London: Routledge / Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. 1 August
On 20 November 2006, Col. Fabila advised Commodore Ilau that the destruction of small arms had been completed.
The PNGDF weapon rationalization had reduced the defence force inventory of small arms to 2,300. At the same time, the country's military establishment had been reduced to 2,300 personnel.