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Main Staff of the Serbian Army of Krajina
Главни штаб Српске војске Крајине
Glavni štab Srpske vojske Krajine
Active 1992–1995
Country  Republic of Serbian Krajina
Allegiance Army
Branch Active duty
Type Staff
Part of Ministry of Defence
Garrison/HQ Knin
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Mile Novaković
Milan Čeleketić
Mile Mrkšić

Territorial organization of SVK

Uniform of SVK

The Main Staff of the Serbian Army of Krajina (Serbian language: Главни штаб Српске војске Крајине / Glavni štab Srpske vojske Krajine) was the highest professional and staff organ for preparation and use of the Serbian Army of Krajina in war and in peace. The Main Staff was formed on 16 October 1992, and its activities started on 27 November of the same year. During its existence, the Main Staff had constant problems with personnel.

Organization[]

The Main Staff consisted of the following sectors:

  • Operational activities
  • Informational
  • Religious and justice affairs
  • Logistical support
  • Security
  • Intelligence
  • Air Force and Air Defence
  • Recruitment and mobilization
  • Army Inspectorate

The Main Staff had direct control over:[1]

  • 105th Aviation Brigade
  • 44th Artillery-Rocket Brigade of the Air Defence
  • 75th Mixed Artillery Brigade
  • 75th Rear Base
  • Training Center "1300 Corporals"[citation needed]
  • Military Police Battalion
  • Communications Battalion
  • House of the Army
  • Army Library
  • Army Band
  • Training Center "Alpha"

On the other hand, a joint command existed in the Main Staff, which coordinated activities of all departments. It was headed by Major General Borislav Đukić (1993–1994) and Major General Dušan Lončar (1994–1995).[2]

List of Commanders[]

Commander Took office Left office Time in office
1Novaković, MileMajor general Mile Novaković
(1950–2015)
27 November 199222 February 19941 year, 87 days
2Čeleketić, MilanMajor general Milan Čeleketić
(born 1946)
22 February 199417 May 19951 year, 84 days
3
Mile Mrkšić
Mrkšić, MileGeneral Mile Mrkšić
(1947–2015)
17 May 19957 August 199582 days

See also[]

References[]

  1. Novaković 2009, p. 294.
  2. Novaković 2009, p. 299.

Bibliography[]

  • Vrcelj, Маrko (2002) (in sr). War for Serbian Krajina: 1991–1995. Belgrade/Knin: Srpsko kulturno društvo Zora. p. 254. ISBN 86-83809-06-4. 
  • Novaković, Kosta (2009) (in sr). Serbian Krajina: rises, falls, elevations. Belgrade: Srpsko kulturno društvo Zora. ISBN 978-86-83809-54-7. 
  • Sekulić, Milisav (2000). Knin Fell in Belgrade. Bad Vilbel: Nidda Verlag.. 


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