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Pontus Defence Force
|Pontus Defence Force|
Angkatan Pertahanan Pontus
|Founded||January 1, 2012|
|Service branches|| Army|
|General Officer Commanding||AIRCM James E Wilary|
|Ranks||Pontus Army Ranks|
Pontus Navy Ranks
Pontus Air Force Ranks
The Pontus Defence Force (Abbreviated: PDF; Indonesian: Angkatan Pertahanan Pontus) is the armed forces of the Pontus Government and a branch of the national A1 Defence Force. It is delegated the duties of protecting the Republic from invasion and to ensure order throughout.
The Commander in Chief of the Pontus Defence Force is constitutionally the First Secretary as head of state of A1 and CIC of the A1 Defence Force, but "real" command of the PDF is vested in the General Office Commanding A1 Defence Force (GOCA1DF). That position is currently held by AIRCM James Wilary of the Pontus Air Force.
All generic members of the Pontus forces are citizens of the Republic itself. These enlisted personal and lower level officers do not exist in real life and number into the thousands. The higest ranking officers, and the major posts in the Pontus branches, are all held by real non Pontan A1 Defence Force members.
Ranks of the PDF
|O-10||Field Marshal||Admiral of the Fleet||Air Chief Marshal|
|O-9||Lieutenant General||Admiral||Air Marshal|
|O-8||Major General||Vice Admiral||Air Vice Marshal|
|O-7||Brigadier General||Rear Admiral||Air Commodore|
|O-5||Lieutenant Colonel||Captain||Wing Commander|
|O-3||Captain||Lieutenant Commander||Flight Lieutenant|
|O-1||2nd Lieutenant||Sub Lieutenant||Pilot Officer|
|E-7||Sergeant Major||Chief Petty Officer||Master Sergeant|
|E-6||Staff Sergeant||Petty Officer 1st Class||Flight Sergeant|
|E-5||First Sergeant||Petty Officer 2nd Class||Sergeant|
|E-4||Sergeant||Petty Officer 3rd Class||Corporal|
|E-3||Corporal||Leading Seaman||Senior Aircraftman|
|E-2||Lance Corporal||Able Seaman||Leading Aircraftman|
A1 Air Force
The Pontus Defence Force is the only republican specific military in A1. The forces active in the Republic are not compatable with the physical forces of the overall A1 Defence Force and serve as sub organization. The A1DF however, is still superior to the PDF.