National defence system

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  • Underlying principles and legal basis of national defence

    As Estonia is geographically situated on the borderline between different civilisations, it has been subjected to wars throughout the centuries. Different regimes have occupied the ...
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  • Total defence

    “Total defence means that the mental, physical, economic and other potential of government structures, local governments, defence forces and the entire nation must be in ...
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  • Territorial defence

    The structure and defence activities of the armed forces are based on the territorial defence strategy. The objective of territorial defence is not military aggression ...
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  • Staff and structure of the armed forces

    “The state is defended by the military action of the armed forces. The armed forces are: the Defence Forces, the National Defence League and militarily ...
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