Ministry of Defence (Austenasia)
|Ministry of Defence|
|Established||23 May 2009|
|Headquarters||New Flat Rock|
|Minister of Defence||Lord Hunter Prater, Duke of Dixie|
The Austenasian Ministry of Defence is the government body responsible for the defence of the Empire of Austenasia.
The Minstry of Defence has the duty of defending Austenasia, its people and government. Its main functions are the administration of the Austenasian Armed Forces, formulation of the Empire's defence policy, and procurement of equipment to be used by soldiers. The Ministry of Defence is responsible for any rocket launches or attempts at space exploration by the Empire, and also for defending Orly and Wildflower Meadows - the protected states of the Empire - should the governments of those states request military aid.
The Ministry of Defence is run by the Minister of Defence. Since 1 February 2022, this office has been held by Lord Hunter Prater.