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Ministry of Defense (Peru)

The Ministry of Defence of Peru is the agency of the Peruvian government responsible for safeguarding of national security on land, sea and air. For such purpose it exercises command over the Peruvian Armed Forces composed of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force.


The Ministry of Defense of Peru was created by Law No. 24654 on April 1, 1987, during the government of President Alan Garcia. It absorbed the previous Ministries of War, Navy and Aeronautics as well as the Comando Conjunto de las Fuerzas Armadas (Joint Chiefs of Staff) and the National Defence Secretariat.


The current Minister of Defence is Allan Wagner Tizon. The government agency under his command is organized as follows:

Secretaria General (General Secretariat)

Viceministerio de Asuntos Administrativos y Economicos
(Viceministry of Administrative and Economic Matters)

Viceministerio de Asuntos Logisticos y de Personal
(Viceministry of Logistics and Personnel Matters)

Direccion Nacional de Politica y Estrategia
(National Directorate of Politics and Strategy)

Comando Conjunto de las Fuerzas Armadas (Joint Command of the Armed Forces)

Ejercito del Peru (Peruvian Army)

Marina de Guerra del Peru (Peruvian Navy)

Fuerza Aerea del Peru (Peruvian Air Force)

External links

Official Website

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