Vietnam People's Armed Forces

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Vietnam People's Armed Forces
Các Lực lượng Vũ trang Nhân Dân Việt Nam
MottoNothing is more precious than independence and freedom
Service branches
HeadquartersHanoi, Vietnam
Leadership
Commander-in-Chief and Secretary of the Central Military CommissionState President and General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Minister of DefenceNgô Xuân Lịch
Minister of Public SecurityTô Lâm

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

People's Army of Vietnam[edit]

The People's Army of Vietnam (Vietnamese: Quân Đội Nhân Dân Việt Nam) is the army of Vietnam. The PAVN includes: the Vietnam People's Ground Force (including PAVN 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 Coast Guard.

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 (Cảnh sát nhân dân Việt Nam) and the Vietnam People's Security Forces (An ninh nhân dân Việt Nam).

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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