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Ministry of Defence

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This articles deals with the British ministry, see defence minister for other countries.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is the United Kingdom government department charged with managing the military.

Table of contents
1 Ministers as of 22 August, 2003
2 Departmental Agencies
3 Origins
4 Buildings
5 External Links:
6 See Also

Ministers as of 22 August, 2003

Departmental Agencies

1 reporting to the Minister of State (Armed Forces).
2 reporting to the Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for Defence Procurement)
3 reporting to the Parliamentary Secretary (Minister for Veterans)

Origins

The Ministry of Defence subsumed the operations of the
Admiralty, the War Office and the Air Ministry in 1964.

Buildings

Henry VIII's wine cellar from the Palace of Whitehall can be seen within the basement of the Ministy of Defence offices in Whitehall, and are used for entertainment.

External Links:

See Also