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The '''Ministry of Defence''' ('''MOD''') is an executive ministry of the {{JoW|Government of Cygnia|Cygnian federal government}} charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the {{JoW|Cygnian Imperial Armed Forces}}. The Ministry of Defence is the largest of Cygnia's government divisions, with nearly 1.3 million employees as of 2016. It is headquartered in the {{JoW|Defence Complex}}, located in the {{JoW|Peel|Peelian}} city of {{JoW|Mandurah}}.
 
The '''Ministry of Defence''' ('''MOD''') is an executive ministry of the {{JoW|Government of Cygnia|Cygnian federal government}} charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the {{JoW|Cygnian Imperial Armed Forces}}. The Ministry of Defence is the largest of Cygnia's government divisions, with nearly 1.3 million employees as of 2016. It is headquartered in the {{JoW|Defence Complex}}, located in the {{JoW|Peel|Peelian}} city of {{JoW|Mandurah}}.
   
The Ministry of Defence is headed by the {{JoW|Cygnian Secretary for Defence|Secretary for Defence}}, who reports to the {{JoW|Cygnian Minister for Defence|Minister for Defence}}, the Ministry's representative in the {{JoW|Cabinet of Cygnia}}. Beneath the Ministry are three subordinate military departments: the {{JoW|Cygnian Department of the Army}}, the {{JoW|Cygnian Department of the Navy}}, and the {{JoW|Cygnian Department of the Air Force}}. In addition, the {{JoW|Military Intelligence Directorate}} (MID), which coordinates the activities of the four Military Intelligence Bureaus – {{JoW|MIBA|Alpha}}, {{JoW|MIBB|Beta}}, {{JoW|MIBG|Gamma}}, and {{JoW|MIBL|Lambda}} – is subordinate to the Ministry of Defence. Other Defence Agencies include the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Defence Logistics Agency (DLA), the Missile Defence Agency (MDA), the Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), and the Defence Security Service (DSS), all of which are under the command of the Secretary for Defence. Military operations are managed by {{JoW|Unified Defence Command}}.
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The Ministry of Defence is headed by the {{JoW|Cygnian Secretary for Defence|Secretary for Defence}}, who reports to the {{JoW|Cygnian Minister for Defence|Minister for Defence}}, the Ministry's representative in the {{JoW|Cabinet of Cygnia}}. Beneath the Ministry are three subordinate military departments: the {{JoW|Cygnian Department of the Army}}, the {{JoW|Cygnian Department of the Navy}}, and the {{JoW|Cygnian Department of the Air Force}}. In addition, four {{JoW|Cygnian Intelligence Community|national intelligence services}} are subordinate to the Ministry of Defence: the {{JoW|Defence Intelligence Service}} (DIS), the {{JoW|National Geospatial-Intelligence Service}} (NGIS), the {{JoW|National Reconnaissance Office}} (NRO), and the {{JoW|National Signals Directorate}} (NSD). Other Defence Agencies include the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Defence Logistics Agency (DLA), the Missile Defence Agency (MDA), the Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), and the Defence Security Service (DSS), all of which are under the command of the Secretary for Defence. Military operations are managed by {{JoW|Unified Defence Command}}.
   
 
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Cygnian
Ministry of Defence
Seal of the Cygnian Ministry of Defence
Seal of the Cygnian Ministry of Defence
Russell Offices
The Defence Complex, headquarters of the Ministry of Defence
Ministry overview
Formed 18 September 1947 (73 years ago)
Preceding agencies Ministry of War
Ministry of the Navy
Jurisdiction Government of Cygnia
Headquarters Defence Complex, Mandurah, Peel
Employees 198,765 (civilian)
682,140 (active duty military)
411,000 (reserve)
Annual budget §73.5 billion (2015-16)
Minister responsible Richard Marles, Minister for Defence
Agency executive Dennis Richardson, Secretary
Child agencies Cygnian Department of the Army
Cygnian Department of the Navy
Cygnian Department of the Air Force
Website
www.defence.gov.cy

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is an executive ministry of the Cygnian federal government charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the Cygnian Imperial Armed Forces. The Ministry of Defence is the largest of Cygnia's government divisions, with nearly 1.3 million employees as of 2016. It is headquartered in the Defence Complex, located in the Peelian city of Mandurah.

The Ministry of Defence is headed by the Secretary for Defence, who reports to the Minister for Defence, the Ministry's representative in the Cabinet of Cygnia. Beneath the Ministry are three subordinate military departments: the Cygnian Department of the Army, the Cygnian Department of the Navy, and the Cygnian Department of the Air Force. In addition, four national intelligence services are subordinate to the Ministry of Defence: the Defence Intelligence Service (DIS), the National Geospatial-Intelligence Service (NGIS), the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and the National Signals Directorate (NSD). Other Defence Agencies include the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Defence Logistics Agency (DLA), the Missile Defence Agency (MDA), the Defence Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), and the Defence Security Service (DSS), all of which are under the command of the Secretary for Defence. Military operations are managed by Unified Defence Command.

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