Command and Control of the Namibian Defence Force Command and Control of the Namibian Defence Force

By the provisions of the Constitution, the President of the Republic of Namibia is the Command-In-Chief of the Namibian Defence Force. His/her other duties and command functions are outlined in the Defence Act.

The President exercises his/her command and control of the NDF through the Chief of the Defence Force, who is directly accountable to him/her for the effective administrative and operational command and control of the Defence Force.

The Chief of the Defence Force in turn exercises his/her command and control of the Defence Force through the Commanders of the Arms of Service, and heads of other military institutions independent of the Arms of Service.

NDF Command Structure NDF Command Structure

 
     
                                               

H.E Dr Hage G Geingob
President of the Republic of Namibia
and Commander-In-Chief of the
Namibian Defence Force

 

 
 

Lt Gen John Mutwa
Chief of the Defence Force

 



Maj Gen Nestor Shalauda
Army Commander

   
Air Vice Marshal M Pinehas
Air Force Commander

 

 
Rear Admiral Nghipandua
Navy Commander