What does MNDF do?

What does MNDF do?

The Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF; Dhivehi: ދިވެހިރާއްޖޭގެ ޤައުމީ ދިފާއީ ބާރު, romanized: Dhivehi Raahjeyge Qaumee Dhifaaee Baaru) is the combined security organisation responsible for defending the security and sovereignty of the Maldives.

How old is MNDF?

The MNDF Marine Corps are a frontline ground combat force of the Maldives National Defence Force, formed in 2006.

How strong is Maldives military?


Armed forces personnel > Total 5,000 142nd out of 161
Branches Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF): Quick Reaction Force, Security Protection Group, Coast Guard
Dollar figure $41.10 million 60th out of 86
Dollar figure per capita $140.51 15th out of 85

Does the Maldives have a navy?

Because the Maldives does not have a navy, the MNDF Coast Guard functions as the armed maritime force of the nation with a charter to contribute to national defence and by and large to respond to issues related to the maritime security of the nation.

Is Bhutan protected by India?

The bilateral relations between the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan and the Republic of India have been traditionally close and both countries share a ‘special relationship’, making Bhutan a protected state, but not a protectorate, of India. India remains influential over Bhutan’s foreign policy, defense and commerce.

How does the MNDF carry out its mission?

The MNDF carries out its mission by conducting operations and activities within a joint operational framework. The geographic combatant commands (Area Commands) and the functional commands are manned by units/components and personnel assigned/attached/deputed from various services as demanded by their mission requirements.

What does BMW do for the MNDF?

BMW takes part in the ceremonial parades and at all the MNDF and national level ceremonies. Military Engineering Service (MES)s main function is to design and build all new buildings of the MNDF and to maintain the existing infrastructure of the MNDF.

What does CEITs stand for in the MNDF?

Communication, Electronics and Information Technology Service (CEITS) caters all communication related needs of MNDF. This also includes the servicing and repairing of communication equipment. Along with the communication assistance it is also tasked to implement and monitor the information technology needs of the organization.