National Military Structure
The OPFOR National Headquarters actually comprises three headquarters in one. It includes the Supreme High Command Headquarters and its executive agency, the General Staff. Since the Ground Forces are by far the largest branch of the armed forces, the National Headquarters also doubles as the Ground Forces Headquarters. Of the four branches, only the Ground Forces and the Air Force are large enough to warrant separate chapters. (Chapters 1 through 5 cover the Ground Forces, and Chapter 8 the Air Force.) This chapter provides some detail on the other two branches: the Special Operations Command and the Navy. It also covers the General Staffs Directorate of Military Intelligence and the Internal Security Forces of the Ministry of the Interior, which come under control of the General Staff in wartime.
Special-Purpose Forces Brigade, SOC
Special-Purpose Forces Battalion, SPF Bde
Commando Battalion, SOC or MD or CDF
Battalion Headquarters, Commando Bn
Mortar Platoon, Commando Bn or Arty Btry, Commando Bn
Artillery Battery, Commando Bn
Heavy Machinegun Platoon, Wpns Co, Commando Bn
Supply and Service Platoon, Commando Bn
Directorate of Military Intelligence, General Staff
Signals Reconnaissance Battalion, DMI
Directorate of Military Intelligence,
Of the three primary directorates of the General Staff, the Directorate of Military Intelligence (DMI) plays a special role. It controls national-level intelligence assets and may allocate some of its forces to support Ground Forces organizations. The organization chart below represents only the portion of its assets which the DMI could allocate downward. It does not represent or define the intricate relationships among national-level structures and agencies.
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