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Tasks of the Ministry's agencies 

The Danish Ministry of Defence (MoD) consists of a ministerial department and a number of agencies. The ministerial department is the secretariat of the minister. The primary focus of the Department is on the political as well as managerial aspect of the tasks conducted under the Ministry of Defence.

Through its agencies, the Danish Ministry of Defence solves tasks which contribute to peace and security. These tasks are solved nationally as well as internationally.

A common characteristic for all the agencies of the Danish Ministry of Defence is that their tasks relate to security and emergency preparedness. The tasks of the Ministry include participation in international operations, exercise of Danish sovereignty, and participation in international security and defence cooperation.

The main agencies are described here:

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Last updated 2016-01-27 - 15:03

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There are more then 20.000 employees all together within the combine of the Danish Ministry of Defence.

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