The Organizational Set up of MoD Sector and the Implementation of White Paper Intentions


The purpose of this comprehensive study is to describe organizational scheme inside defence sector and recollect some more or less neglected rules of its organizational structure. This paper ought to confute some of the myths that are repeatedly used for advancing somebody's particular interests, frequently opposing to smooth running defence sector and its subordinate elements, their performances and duties. The author's prime motive is to explain this problem to a wide public and thus contribute to opening the discussion on this theme, well in advance, before the measurements originated in the White Paper on Defence would be put forward and implemented by some proposers, backed by subjective misconceptions and interpretations of actual state of affairs.

Vladimír Krulík, Col. (Ret.), - 1953–2015. Military Academy Brno, line of studies air defence. He completed several security and defence courses, e.g. Economics and Managerial Control in Crisis Situations Training Course at the University of Economics (VŠE) Prague; Problems of the EU, Military Academy Brno; Security Course at the Defence Studies Centre, Aberdeen University, Scotland; Course of Security Policy and Defence Control at Groningen University, the Netherlands (2000). During his career, he held technical support and commanding assignments with signals and anti-aircraft missiles units of State Air Defence. Leading positions in military territorial and administrative offices and at the Ministry of Defence. Among others he was a deputy commander of anti-aircraft rocket brigade, Air Defence Forces, deputy manager for the preparation of Czech forces reform, and an advisor to several deputies of defence minister. Presently he works at the Defence Policy and Strategy Division of MoD.

Country: Czech Republic


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