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Oceana Defence Force
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Commander-in-Chief

President C. McInnes

Minister of Defence

Minister L. Clow

Chief of Defence

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The Oceana Defence Force (ODF) is responsible for the defence of the Republic of Oceana.

The ODF is tasked with carrying out the following responsibilities in accordance with the Constitution and the wishes of the democratically elected national Government:

  1. Military defence of the Republic of Oceana, protecting the Republic from hostile action;
  2. securing the livelihoods and basic rights of the Oceanan people and the functioning of government, and defending the lawful social order;
  3. undertaking surveillance of Oceana’s land and sea areas and airspace, and securing the nation’s territorial integrity;
  4. providing military training, and promoting the will to defend the nation;
  5. providing executive assistance to maintain public order, safety and security;
  6. assist in the prevention and interruption of terrorist acts;
  7. protect society at large when required so by civilian authorities;
  8. assisting in humanitarian and rescue operations by contributing equipment, personnel and expert services;
  9. participation in assisting another country in case of a terrorist attack, natural disaster, major accident or other similar occurrence as required;
  10. preventing conflict through providing credible deterrence and assisting in stabilisation operations;
  11. fulfilling Oceana's international commitments; and
  12. Any other duties outlined by the Constitution and by Law.

The ODF is comprised of four separate branches - the Republic of Oceana Navy (RON), the Republic of Oceana Air Force (ROAF), the Republic of Oceana Marines (ROM) and the Oceana Army (OA), which operate under the auspices of the Oceana Ministry of Defence (OMOD). The ODF is under civilian control, with the President of the Republic as the Commander-in-Chief.

The ODF also operates a joint research establishment to coordinate research and development projects

HistoryEdit

Oceana Ministry of Defence (OMOD)Edit

Chiefs of Defence Staff CommitteeEdit

The ODF is administered by the Chiefs of Defence Staff Committee, consisting of the uniformed heads of the four branches of the military and their deputies. The Committee is chaired by the Chief of Defence and has a depute known as the Chief of the Defence Staff who is one of the heads of the uniformed services. The position of the Chief of the Defence Staff is rotated every four years amongst the heads of the branches of the ODF. The President of the Republic is the head of the ODF as Commander-in-Chief.

Republic of Oceana Navy (RON)Edit

The Navy receives 50% of the funds from the Defence Budget.

The Prime Minister is the First Lord of the Admiralty and the Secretary of State for Defence is the First Sea Lord in order to ensure, symbolically and practically, civilian control over the service.

Naval BasesEdit

The Republic of Oceana Navy operates nine naval bases around the Republic of Oceana

  • Passeleth Naval Base, located south of the Halcyona Delta at the south-eastern tip of Oceana (OE-9)
  • Levingstoun Naval Base, located north-west of Levingstoun (OE-5)
  • Piedha Naval Base, located north of Portri at the Marpesian border (OE-3)
  • Naval Base, located east of Dunedin (OG-11)
  • Naval Base, located north-west of Donnoir (OG-1)
  • Naval Base, located at the eastern tip of Marpesia (MA-4)
  • Naval Base, located at the western tip of Marpesia (MA-1)
  • Naval Base, located at the south-east tip of Cynopea (CY-2)
  • Panurgia Naval Base, located west of Panurgia (PA-6)
Base Constituency Municipality Vessels

Personnel

Notes
Passeleth Naval Base EO-15 (EO-215) Largest Base
Levingstoun Naval Base EO- (EO-172)
Piedha Naval Base EO- Piedha Submarine Base
Dawnes Naval Base MA-6 Dawnes
Vik Naval Base MA-4 Styornbane
Westersker Naval Base MA-1 Westersker Refitting Base
Panurgia Naval Base PA-9 Panurgia
Cynopea Naval Base CY-2 CY-26 Submarine Base
Dunedine Naval Base WO-13 (WO-99)

Naval MaterielEdit

All vessels operated by the Navy are designed and manufactured in Oceana, chiefly at the Clutha and Brathsund naval docks.

DestroyersEdit

The current Oceanan Navy air defence and detection destroyers are of the Leader 400 Class, first launched in 1968. Previously this class of vessel were called the Monarch-class. All currently active vessels were renamed in 2013 under Defence Minister Neilan. Leader-class destroyers are currently named after leading figures in Oceanan history, both distant and recent.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Outlaw ROS Bandit  OD405 1988 Active 240 Dunedine Arleigh Burke (USA)
ROS Buccaneer OD406 1989 Active 240 Levingstoun
ROS Marauder  OD407 1994 Active 240 Dawnes
Defender ROS Guardian  DD420 2006 Active 190 Panurgia Type 45 (UK)
ROS Protector  DD421 2008 Active 190 Passeleth

FrigatesEdit

The current Oceanan Navy anti-submarine, general purpose and surveillance frigates are of the Oceana 900 Class, first launched in 1952. The Oceana-class frigates are currently named after places in Oceana Proper.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Oceana ROS Emporium OF914 1988 Active 185 Type 23 (UK)
ROS Badenau OF915 1990 Active 185
ROS Alcyon OF916 1992 Active 185
ROS Beaulieu OF917 1994 Active 185
ROS Dunedine OF918 1994 Active 185
ROS Bricstou OF919 1994 Active 185
ROS Lonfordi OF920 2006 Active 185
ROS Glaschu OF921 2008 Active 185
Bay ROS BFLC950 2013 Active 40 Independence (USA)

Littoral combat ship

ROS BFLC951 2013 Active 40
ROS BFLC952 2013 Active 40
ROS BFLC953 2013 Active 40

CorvettesEdit

The current Oceanan corvettes are of the Panopea 600 Class, first launched in 1994. The Panopea-class corvettes are named after places in Panopea.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Panopea ROS Viroborg PC601 1994 Active 65 Braunschweig (GER)
ROS Domhnall PC602 1994 Active 65
ROS Korken PC603 1994 Active 65
ROS Eblana PC604 2000 Active 65
ROS Panurgia PC605 2000 Active 65
ROS Elderfell PC606 2000 Active 65
Raka'tuli ROS Ra'tuli RC660 2006 Active 43 Visby (SWE)
ROS He'tuli RC661 2008 Active 43
ROS Nea'tuli RC662 2013 Active 43
ROS Kis'Tuli RC663 2013 Active 43

Patrol VesselsEdit

The current Oceanan Navy patrol vessels are of the Isle 200 Class, first launched in 1982. The Isle-class patrol vessels are named after Oceanan islands.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Isle ROS IP221 1994 Active 26 Hamina (FIN)
ROS IP222 1994 Active 26
ROS IP223 1998 Active 26
ROS IP224 2000 Active 26
ROS IP225 2000 Active 26
ROS IP226 2008 Active 26
xx ROS IP230 2013 Active 16 River (UK)
ROS IP231 2013 Active 16
ROS IP232 2013 Active 16
ROS IP233 2013 Active 16
Security ROS Safeguard SP240 2014 Active 30 Turva (FIN)
ROS Stability SP241 2014 Active 30
ROS Protection SP242 2014 Active 30
ROS Shield SP243 2014 Active 30
ROS Safeguard SP244 2014 Active 30
ROS Defence SP245 2014 Active 30
ROS Barrier SP246 2014 Active 30

Fast-Attack CraftEdit

The current Oceanan Navy Fast-Attack Craft are of the Marpesia 800 Class, first launched in 2013. The Marpesia-class fast-attack craft are named after places in Marpesia.

Class Name Service~ Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Marpesia ROS Brathsund MFA801 2013 Active 12 Type 022 (CHN)

Missile boat

ROS Vik MFA802 2013 Active 12
ROS Styornbarne MFA803 2013 Active 12
ROS Thrastein MFAC804 2013 Active 12
ROS Beinhammer MFAC805 2013 Active 12
ROS Lyngvik MFAC806 2013 Active 12
ROS Westersker MFAC806 2014 Active 12
ROS Dawnes MFAC806 2014 Active 12

Diesel-Electric SubmarinesEdit

The current Oceanan Navy air-independent propulsion augmented diesel-electric submarines are of the Cynopea 500 Class, first launched in 1994. The Cynopea-class submarines are named after places in Cynopea.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Cynopea ROS Trindod CDES501 1994 Active 24 Piedha Södermanland (SWE)
ROS Dusarff CDES502 1994 Active 24 Cynopea
ROS Perdeyc CDES503 1995 Active 24 Piedha
ROS Porth-na-Eryr CDES504 1995 Active 24 Piedha
ROS Arthcaer CDES505 2000 Active 24 Cynopea
Prime Ministers ROS Lynam CDES506 2013 Active 27 Cynopea Type 212 (GER)
ROS Livingstone CDES507 2013 Active 27 Cynopea
ROS Helle CDES508 2013 Active 27 Piedha
ROS Grimes CDES509 2013 Active 27 Cynopea

Command VesselsEdit

The current Oceanan command vessels are of the President 10 Class, with the first set to be launched in 2015. Previous command vessels were sold in 2013. The President-class command vessels are named after former Presidents of the Republic.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
President ROS A.R.Foster PC10 2014 Active 100 Levingstoun Absalon (DK)

MinelayersEdit

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
xx ROS ML701 2014 Active 60 Passeleth Hämeenmaa (FIN)

Mine Countermeasure VesselsEdit

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
xx ROS MC751 2014 Active 38 Passeleth Katanpää (FIN)

Fleet Auxiliary Vessels (ROFA)Edit

Humanitarian Assistance and Transport VesselsEdit

humanitarian assistance and transport vessels (50% of cost paid by overseas aid budget)

The current Oceanan humanitarian assistance and transport vessels are of the Loch 1050 Class. The humanitarian assistance and transport vessels are named after Oceanan lakes.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Loch ROS Bast LAT1051 2008 Active 41 Vik Spearhead (USA)
ROS Djura LAT1052 2009 Active 41 Panurgia
ROS Alma LAT1053 2012 Active 41 Levingstoun
Supply VesselsEdit

The current Oceanan supply vessels are of the Beinn 1070 Class. The supply vessels tend to be named after Marpesian mountains.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Complement Base Notes
Beinn ROS Arifell AS1071 1991 Active 53 xx
ROS Jotunfell AS1072 1994 Active 53
ROS Celia AS1073 1994 Active 53
Replenishment OilersEdit

Like most on-combact auxiliary vessels, the current Oceanan refuelling vessels are of the Aqua 1000 Class. The refuelling vessels tend to be named after Oceanan waterfalls.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Cascade ROS CRO1041 1988 Active 86 Panurgia Fort Victoria (UK)
ROS CRO1042 1994 Active 86 Dawnes
ROS Hraunfoss CRO1043 1994 Active 86 Westersker
Hospital ShipsEdit
Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Humanity ROS HH1001 2007 Active 80 Dunedine Esperanza del Mar (ESP)
TugboatsEdit

The current Oceanan command vessels are of the Representative 2000 Class, with the first set to be launched in 2015. Previously the Navy has contracted civilian tugboats for their uses. Representative-class tugboats are named after former Representatives of the Parliament of Oceana.

Class Name Service# Comm. Status Comp. Base Notes
Representative ROS RT2001 2014 Active 6 Valiant (USA)
ROS RT2002 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2003 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2004 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2005 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2006 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2007 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2008 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2009 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2010 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2011 2014 Active 6
ROS RT2012 2014 Active 6

Training VesselsEdit

Class Name # Comm. Status Complement Base Notes
Trescan ROS TTV1
Trescan ROS TTV2
Trescan ROS TTV3
Trescan ROS TTV4
Trescan ROS TTV5
Trescan ROS TTV6
Trescan ROS TTV7

Fleet Air Arm (FAAO)Edit

The Republic of Oceana Navy also operates the Fleet Air Arm (FAAO), operating from Passeleth and Dawnes Naval Bases.

Aircraft Origin Type In Service Planned Crew Notes
F/A-18 Hornet
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multipurpose reconnaissace and force projection jet 12 0 2
S/VTOL
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S/VTOL 12 0 1
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maritime surveillance helicopter 24 0 3
NeustriaFlag
basic trainer aircraft 16 0 2
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advanced trainer aircraft 12 0 2
ColumbiaFlag
airborne early warning and control aircraft 3 0 6


Republic of Oceana Air Force (ROAF)Edit

The ROAF receives 30% of the defence budget

Air Force BasesEdit

  • Bricstou Air Force Base, located east of Bricstou (OE-6)
  • Bencandara Air Force Base, located east of Vik (MA-3)
  • Hereth Air Force Base, located west of Strathlynam (OG-7)
  • Korken Air Force Base, located near Korken in Panopea (PA-1)
Base Constituency Municipality Size Notes
Bricstou Air Force Base EO-07 (EO-215) Largest air force base
Bencandara Air Force Base EO- (EO-172)
Hereth Air Force Base EO- (WO-139)
Korken Air Force Base PA-01 (PA-07)

Air Force MaterielEdit

  • Twenty four reconnaissance and force projection aircraft
  • Twelve advance training aircraft
  • Sixteen basic training aircraft
  • Eight medium cargo aircraft
  • Four heavy lift cargo aircraft
  • Four refuelling aircraft
  • Three long range airborne early warning and control aircraft
  • Two Electronic signals intelligence aircraft

Republic of Oceana Marines (ROM)Edit

Formerly a part of the Navy, the Republic of Oceana Marines became an autonomous arm of the ODF in 2013.

Base Constituency Municipality Size Notes
Donnoir Marine Base EO-15 Cathaircatha

Oceana Army (OA)Edit

The Army receives 20% of the defence budget

Army Bases

The Oceana Army currently operates three Army Bases - Alcyon Army Base, Beinhammer Army Base, and Dallaintor Army Base. Three bases (Emporium, Dunedine, and Clutha City) were closed in 2013. The Army jointly operates a training base with the Republic of Oceana Navy on the island of Cumain, south of Badenau.

Base Constituency Municipality Size Notes
Alcyon Army Base EO-15 EO-44
Beinhammer Army Base MA-02 MA-91
Dallaintor Army Base PA- Dallaintor


Current ForcesEdit

  • Seven homogeneous and flexible battle groups each structured as following:
    • One troop of eight main battle tanks
    • One squadron of mechanised infantry
    • Two light infantry companies
    • One engineering and logistics company
    • One artillery and anti-aircraft battery
    • One headquarters company
  • One logistics Battalion
  • One long range artillery regiment
  • One Helicopter brigade comprising of the following assets:
    • Twelve reconnaissance and combat helicopters
    • Sixteen medium lift helicopters
    • Twenty four utility helicopters

Military AcademiesEdit

The ODF operates four military academies in the Republic of Oceana:

  • Portri Naval Academy
  • Duntermon Naval Academy
  • Halcyona Air Force Academy
  • Dunedin Army Academy