Vietnam People's Armed Forces

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Vietnam People's Armed Forces
Các Lực lượng Vũ trang Nhân Dân Việt Nam
Country  Vietnam
Branch

Vietnam People's Army signal.jpg Vietnam People's Army
Vietnam People's Public Security insignia.jpg Vietnam People's Public Security

Vietnam Civil Defense Force insignia.jpg Vietnam Civil Defense Force
Type Armed forces
Role Defense and security of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Garrison/HQ Hanoi, Vietnam
Motto Nothing is more precious than independence and freedom
Engagements Military history of Vietnam
Commanders
Current
commander

The Vietnam People's Armed Forces (VPAF) are the armed forces of Vietnam. It consists of 3 parts: Vietnam People's Army which is the defense force of Vietnam, Vietnam People's Public Security which is the security force of Vietnam and Vietnam Civil Defense Force which is the militia of Vietnam.

Vietnam People's Army[edit]

The Vietnam People's Army (Vietnamese: Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam) is the army of Vietnam. The VPA includes: the Vietnam People's Ground Force (including VPA Strategic Rear Forces), the Vietnam Border Defense Force, the Vietnam People's Navy (including VPN Marine Corps), the Vietnam People's Air Force, and the Vietnam Marine Police.

Vietnam People's Public Security[edit]

The Vietnam People's Public Security (Vietnamese: Công An Nhân Dân Việt Nam) is the security and police of Vietnam; it includes the Vietnam People's Police Force and the Vietnam People's Security Force.

Vietnam Civil Defense Force[edit]

The Vietnam Civil Defense Force (Vietnamese: Dân quân Tự vệ Việt Nam) is the militia of Vietnam.

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