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Croatian Ground Army (Croatian: Hrvatska kopnena vojska), commonly referred as "Croatian Army" (Hrvatska vojska) is a branch of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia. Image File history File links Hkov. ... Croatias military is officially called Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia (Oružane Snage Republike Hrvatske) and it consists of these branches: ground forces (Hrvatska kopnena vojska) naval forces (Hrvatska Ratna Mornarica) air and air defense forces (Hrvatsko ratno zrakoplovstvo i protuzračna obrana) Total active duty members of the...


The fundamental role and purpose of Croatian Army, is to promote and protect vital national interests of the Republic of Croatia, defend sovereignty and territorial integrity of the state.


The Croatian Army is therefore organizing to be a proponent of the implementation of the war operation, combating primarily on land but also on the coastland and on islands.


Basic tasks of the Croatian Army are:

  • Maintaining optimal level of combat readiness of stand-by forces
  • Securing development of the wartime composition of the Armed Forces
  • Fighting aggressor's main forces on strategic-operational directions and against air and amphibious assaults
  • Preventing, in cooperation with other parts of the Armed Forces, entry of the aggressor into depth of the territory and preserving its compactness
  • Construction and development of the capability to respond to requests of the non-traditional tasks that are placed in front of the Croatian Army

Structure

In order to fulfil its role and accomplish its tasks, Croatian Army is structured as follows:

  1. Army Command
  2. Staff units
  3. 1st Army Corps
  4. 3rd Army Corps
  5. 4nd Army Corps
  6. 5nd Army Corps
  7. Education and Training Command

Units

  • Guard brigades
  • Brigades
  • Home Defense regiments
  • Batallions
  • Military police batallions
  • Guard batallions

See also


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Croatian ground army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (212 words)
Croatian Ground Army (Croatian: Hrvatska kopnena vojska), commonly referred as "Croatian Army" (Hrvatska vojska) is a branch of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia.
The fundamental role and purpose of Croatian Army, is to promote and protect vital national interests of the Republic of Croatia, defend sovereignty and territorial integrity of the state.
The Croatian Army is therefore organizing to be a proponent of the implementation of the war operation, combating primarily on land but also on the coastland and on islands.
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