Atieran Defence Force
|Atieran Defence Force|
|Motto||Si vis pacem, para bellum (Latin: If you want peace, prepare for war)|
|Founded||26 June 2020|
|Headquarters||Alexandra Hill, Atiera|
|Chief of Defence Staff||Vacant|
The Atieran Defence Forces (ADF) or Atieran Forces (AF), are the unifed defence forces of Atiera. The forces comprise of naval and land units, refered to as the Atieran Royal Navy (ARN) and the Atieran Royal Army (ARA) respectively.
The Atieran Defence Force was founded on 26 June 2020 by Munroe I to defend the land and people of Atiera. By law, it is not considered an armed force due to its legal status, as there are no records stating its creation and existence.
On the same day of the foundation, Sir Bob Jopy was commissioned into the Atieran Royal Army as General of the Army and was later appointed as the Chief of Defence Staff, making Jopy the second in command of the Atieran Defence Force, below the Commander-in-Chief, His Majesty Alexander I. Later in the year, Sir Bob resigned and from his position as the Chief of Defence Staff, leaving the position vacant temporarily.
Atieran Royal Army
The Atieran Royal Army is the primary ground security force responsible for the protection of Atieran claims and citizens. Alongside it's infantry corps, it has air capabilities with the Army Air Corps. The titular head of the army is the Commander-in-Chief, sovereign, and head of state, Munroe I. The professional head of the navy is the General of the Army, of which the position vacant. The central command of the Army is the Army Board.
The Atieran Royal Navy is the primary naval element of the Atieran Defence Force responsible for protection and safety of Atieran waters. The titular head of the navy is the Commander-in-Chief, sovereign, and head of state, Munroe I. The professional head of the navy is the Fleet Admiral, of which the position vacant. The central command of the navy is the Naval Board.