Jungle Training Center

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French Jungle Warfare School
Active1987 – Present
Country France
BranchFrance French Army
RoleJungle Warfare Instruction
Part of3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment
Garrison/HQRégina,  French Guiana
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Jungle Training Center (CEFE), or Centre d'entraînement à la forêt équatoriale, is a French Army jungle warfare school located in French Guiana.


The Jungle Warfare Center was established in French Guiana on September 22, 1987 near Régina in French Guiana.[1] The Jungle Training Center is attached to the Command and Support Company of the 3rd Foreign Infantry Regiment.


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The Jungle Training Center offers four different training courses in jungle warfare for unit-sized groups:

  • Initiation Course: This course lasts four days during which time the students are familiarized with jungle survival.[1]
  • Jungle Warfare Course: This course lasts for two weeks during which time the unit is prepared for operating in a jungle or tropical environment. The course's elements are modular, allowing the course to be customized according to the student unit's needs and expertise.
  • Advanced Jungle Warfare Course: This course last for two weeks and was developed to impart specific skills to infantry and special forces units.
  • Survival Course: This course is intended to impart the student unit with specific survival skill or field test equipment in a jungle environment.



  1. ^ a b "Le Centre d'Entraînement en Forêt Equatoriale (CEFE)" (in French). Legion Etrangere. Retrieved 8 June 2010.