Military - note: the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF), with its small size and with little serviceable equipment, is inadequate to prevent external aggression and is primarily tasked to reinforce the Maldives Police Service (MPS) and ensure security in the exclusive economic zone (2008)
Definition: This entry includes miscellaneous military information of significance not included elsewhere.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013
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