Ministry of Defence (Croatia)

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Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia
Ministarstvo obrane Republike Hrvatske
Defence Ministry (Croatia).jpg
The Ministry of Defence headquarters
Agency overview
Formed May 1990
Headquarters Zagreb, Croatia
Employees 927 (2015)[1]
Annual budget Decrease[2] HRK 4.272 billion (2015)[3]
Website www.morh.hr

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Ministarstvo obrane Republike Hrvatske or MORH) is the ministry in the Government of Croatia which is in charge of the nation's military. The ministry was established in 1990.

Minister of Defence Naval Flag

List of Ministers[edit]

Minister Party Term start Term end Days
in office
Kriste, PetarPetar Kriste HDZ 30 May 1990 24 August 1990 86
Špegelj, MartinMartin Špegelj HDZ 24 August 1990 2 July 1991 312
Đodan, ŠimeŠime Đodan HDZ 2 July 1991 17 July 1991 15
Bebić, LukaLuka Bebić HDZ 17 July 1991 18 September 1991 63
Šušak, GojkoGojko Šušak HDZ 18 September 1991 3 May 1998 2,419
Hebrang, AndrijaAndrija Hebrang HDZ 14 May 1998 12 October 1998 151
Miljavac, PavaoPavao Miljavac HDZ 14 October 1998 27 January 2000 470
Radoš, JozoJozo Radoš HSLS 28 January 2000 5 July 2002 889
Antunović, ŽeljkaŽeljka Antunović SDP 30 July 2002 23 December 2003 511
Rončević, BerislavBerislav Rončević HDZ 23 December 2003 12 January 2008 1,481
Vukelić, BrankoBranko Vukelić HDZ 12 January 2008 29 December 2010 1,082
Božinović, DavorDavor Božinović HDZ 29 December 2010 23 December 2011 359
Kotromanović, AnteAnte Kotromanović SDP 23 December 2011 Incumbent 1,350

Structure[edit]

Elements in the ministry's structure are:[4]

  • Defence Minister and Deputy Minister
  • Minister's Cabinet
  • Chief Secretariat
    • Sector for Administrative and Legal Affairs
  • Croatian Armed Forces General Staff
  • Defence Inspectorate
  • Military Security and Intelligence Agency
  • Independent Sector for Public Procurement
  • Independent Department for Public Affairs and Publishing
  • Independent Section for Internal Auditing
  • Independent Department for Military Air Traffic
  • Independent Department for supporting Military Ordinary in Croatia
  • Defence Policy Directorate and the assigned Assistant Minister
    • Defence Policy Sector
    • International Defence Cooperation and Security Sector
  • Human Resources Directorate and the assigned Assistant Minister
    • Human Resources Management Sector
    • Human Resources Management Support Sector
  • Material Resources Directorate and the assigned Assistant Minister
    • Armament Sector
    • Property, Environmental Protection and Construction Sector
  • Information Systems, Finance and Budget Directorate and the assigned Assistant Minister
    • Sector for Information Communication Systems
    • Program Analysis, Finance and Budget Sector

See also[edit]

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