Ministry of Defence (Serbia)

Ministry of Defence
Министарство одбране
Ministarstvo odbrane
Grb Ministarstva odbrane Srbije.svg
Ministry overview
Formed 10 April 1862; 159 years ago (1862-04-10)
Jurisdiction Government of Serbia
Headquarters Birčaninova Street 5, Belgrade, Serbia
44°48′16.9″N 20°27′35.7″E / 44.804694°N 20.459917°E / 44.804694; 20.459917Coordinates: 44°48′16.9″N 20°27′35.7″E / 44.804694°N 20.459917°E / 44.804694; 20.459917
Employees 112 (2017)[1]
Annual budget 786.03 million (2020, planned)[2]
Minister responsible
Deputy Ministers responsible
  • Aleksandar Živković
  • Bojan Jocić
Website www.mod.gov.rs

The Ministry of Defence of Republic of Serbia (Serbian: Министарство одбране, romanizedMinistarstvo odbrane) is the ministry in the Government of Serbia which is in the charge of defending the Republic of Serbia from internal and external military threats. The current minister is Nebojša Stefanović, in office since 28 October 2020.

The Ministry uses Building "B" of the former Yugoslav Ministry of Defence building as its headquarters.

Officials and organisation

This is the organisation within the Ministry of Defence:

  • Minister of Defence
    • Defence Minister’s cabinet
      • MoD protocol section
    • State Secretaries
      • Department for emergency situations
      • Department for budget and finances
    • Department for public relations
    • General Staff
    • Defence Policy Sector
      • Department for organisation
      • Department for strategic planning
      • Department for International Military Cooperation
      • Strategic research institute
    • Secretariat
      • Department for Legal Affairs
      • Operational Affairs Section
    • Human Resources Sector
      • Personnel Department
      • Department for Military Obligations
      • Department of Military Education
      • Military Social Security Fund
      • Military Academy
    • Material Resources Sector
      • Logistics Department
      • Military Geographical Institute
      • Procurement Department
      • Defensive Technologies Department
      • Military Technical Institute Belgrade
        • Overhaul direction
          • Technical overhaul institute "Čačak"
          • Technical overhaul institute "Kragujevac"
          • Aeronautical institut "Moma Stanojlović" (Batajnica)
      • General Logistics Department
        • Military institution "Karađorđevo"
        • Military institution "Morović"
        • Military institution "Dedinje"
        • Military institution "Morava"
        • Military institution "Tara"
        • Military institution "Vrnjačka Banja"
      • Health Care Department
        • Military Medical Centre Belgrade
        • Military Medical Centre Novi Sad
        • Military Hospital Niš
        • Central store-pharmacy
        • Military Medical Commission
      • Infrastructure Department
        • Management of construction engineering
          • Military construction institution "Beograd"
          • Military institution for the maintenance of buildings and dwellings "Beograd-2"
          • Military Project Office Belgrade
        • Directorate for urban construction-consulting
          • Military construction centre "Beograd"
          • Military Construction centre "Niš"
      • Transport Section
      • Military Medical Academy
    • Military Intelligence Agency
    • Military Security Agency

List of ministers

Ministers of Army of Serbia prior to formation of Yugoslavia

This is a list of all the Ministers of Army (and the Acting Ministers of Army) of the Principality of Serbia and the Kingdom of Serbia from the creation of the post in 1862 to the formation of Yugoslavia after World War I, in the late 1918. The list continues as a List of Defence Ministers of Yugoslavia.

  People's Radical Party   Serbian Progressive Party   Independent Radical Party   Non-party

Minister
(Birth–Death)
Took office Left office Monarch
Principality of Serbia (1815–1882)
Ipolit Monden.jpg   Hippolyte Mondain
Иполит Монден
(1811–1900)
10 April 1862 2 April 1865 Prince
Mihailo
Milivoje Petrović Blaznavac 1.jpg   Milivoje Petrović Blaznavac
Миливоје Петровић Блазнавац
(1824–1873)
2 April 1865 21 June 1868
Jovan Belimarkovic 1889 Jovanovic.jpg   Jovan Belimarković
Јован Белимарковић
(1827–1906)
21 June 1868 10 August 1872 Prince
Milan
Milivoje Petrović Blaznavac 1.jpg   Milivoje Petrović Blaznavac
Миливоје Петровић Блазнавац
(1824–1873)
10 August 1872 23 March 1873
Jovan Belimarkovic 1889 Jovanovic.jpg   Jovan Belimarković
Јован Белимарковић
(1827–1906)
23 March 1873 2 April 1873
Lešjanin.jpg   Milojko Lešjanin
Милојко Лешјанин
(1830–1896)
2 April 1873 22 October 1873
Kosta Protić cropped.jpg   Kosta Protić
Коста Протић
(1831–1892)
22 October 1873 19 August 1875
Tihomilj Nikolić Crop.jpg   Tihomilj Nikolić
Тихомиљ Николић
(1832–1886)
19 August 1875 4 November 1876
GeneralSavaGrujic--dasknigreichse03kaniuoft.jpg   Sava Grujić
Сава Грујић
(1840–1913)
4 November 1876 1 October 1878
General Jovan Miskovic.jpg   Jovan Mišković
Јован Мишковић
(1844–1908)
1 October 1878 21 October 1880
Lešjanin.jpg   Milojko Lešjanin
Милојко Лешјанин
(1830–1896)
21 October 1880 12 February 1882
Kingdom of Serbia (1882–1918)
Tihomilj Nikolić Crop.jpg   Tihomilj Nikolić
Тихомиљ Николић
(1832–1886)
12 February 1882 21 September 1883 King
Milan I
Minister Jovan Petrovic.jpg   Jovan Petrović
Јован Петровић
21 September 1883 24 November 1885
No avatar.png   Dragutin Filipović
Драгутин Филиповић
24 November 1885 23 March 1886
Đura Horvatović, zapovednik banjskoga kora.PNG   Đura Horvatović
Ђура Хорватовић
(1835–1895)
23 March 1886 5 February 1887
No avatar.png   Petar Topalović
Петар Топаловић
5 February 1887 1 June 1887
No avatar.png   Antonije Bogičević
Антоније Богићевић
Acting
1 June 1887 5 July 1887
GeneralSavaGrujic--dasknigreichse03kaniuoft.jpg   Sava Grujić
Сава Грујић
(1840–1913)
5 July 1887 14 April 1888
Kosta Protić cropped.jpg   Kosta Protić
Коста Протић
(1831–1892)
14 April 1888 22 February 1889
Dmitrij Juric.jpg   Dimitrije Đurić
Димитрије Ђурић
(1838–1893)
22 February 1889 16 March 1890 King
Aleksandar I
GeneralSavaGrujic--dasknigreichse03kaniuoft.jpg   Sava Grujić
Сава Грујић
(1840–1913)
16 March 1890 11 February 1891
No avatar.png   Radovan Miletić
Радован Милетић
11 February 1891 7 May 1891
No avatar.png   Jovan Praporčetović
Јован Прапорчетовић
7 May 1891 21 March 1892
Dmitrij Juric.jpg   Dimitrije Đurić
Димитрије Ђурић
(1838–1893)
21 March 1892 9 August 1892
No avatar.png   Antonije Bogićević
Антоније Богићевић
9 August 1892 1 April 1893
DragutinFaranasović.jpg   Dragutin Franasović
Драгутин Франасовић
(1842–1914)
1 April 1893 4 June 1893
GeneralSavaGrujic--dasknigreichse03kaniuoft.jpg   Sava Grujić
Сава Грујић
(1840–1913)
4 June 1893 12 January 1894
General Milovan Pavlović.jpg   Milovan S. Pavlović
Милован Павловић
(1842–1903)
12 January 1894 25 June 1895
DragutinFaranasović.jpg   Dragutin Franasović
Драгутин Франасовић
(1842–1914)
25 June 1895 17 December 1896
General Jovan Miskovic.jpg   Jovan Mišković
Јован Мишковић
(1844–1908)
17 December 1896 11 October 1897
No avatar.png   Dragomir Vučković
Драгомир Вучковић
11 October 1897 10 December 1899
Jovan Atanackovic.jpg   Jovan Atanacković
Јован Атанацковић
(1848–1921)
10 December 1899 12 July 1900
General Miloš Vasić.jpg   Miloš Vasić
Милош Васић
(1859–1935)
12 July 1900 27 April 1901
B Jankovic.jpg   Božidar Janković
Божидар Јанковић
(1849–1920)
27 April 1901 3 August 1901
No avatar.png   Čedomilj Miljković
Чедомиљ Миљковић
3 August 1901 21 December 1901
Vasilije Antonic.jpg   Vasilije Antonić
Василије Антонић
(1860–1929)
21 December 1901 7 October 1902
General Milovan Pavlović.jpg   Milovan Pavlović
Милован Павловић
(1842–1903)
7 October 1902 29 May 1903
Jovan Atanackovic.jpg   Jovan Atanacković
Јован Атанацковић
(1848–1921)
29 May 1903 2 August 1903 King
Petar I
No avatar.png   Leonid Solarević
Леонид Соларевић
(1854–1929)
2 August 1903 21 September 1903
No avatar.png   Milan Andrejević
Милан Андрејевић
(1853–1916)
21 September 1903 26 January 1904
Radomir Putnik.jpg   Radomir Putnik
Радомир Путник
(1847–1917)
26 January 1904 16 May 1905
Vasilije Antonic.jpg   Vasilije Antonić
Василије Антонић
(1860–1929)
16 May 1905 1 March 1906
GeneralSavaGrujic--dasknigreichse03kaniuoft.jpg   Sava Grujić
Сава Грујић
(1840–1913)
1 March 1906 17 April 1906
Radomir Putnik.jpg   Radomir Putnik
Радомир Путник
(1847–1917)
17 April 1906 30 March 1908
Stepa Stepanovic.jpg   Stepa Stepanović
Степа Степановић
(1856–1929)
30 March 1908 23 December 1908
No avatar.png   Mihailo Živković
Михаило Живковић
(1856–1930)
23 December 1908 1 October 1909
Portrait of Ljubomir Stojanović.png   Ljubomir Stojanović
Љубомир Стојановић
Acting
(1860–1930)
1 October 1909 11 October 1909
No avatar.png   Milutin Marinović
Милутин Мариновић
11 October 1909 4 March 1910
Gen. Ilija Gojkovic wiki photo.jpg   Ilija Gojković
Илија Гојковић
(1854–1917)
4 March 1910 24 February 1911
Stepa Stepanovic.jpg   Stepa Stepanović
Степа Степановић
(1856–1929)
24 February 1911 22 May 1912
Radomir Putnik.jpg   Radomir Putnik
Радомир Путник
(1847–1917)
22 May 1912 19 September 1912
No avatar.png   Radivoje Bojović
Радивоје Бојовић
(1864–1948)
19 September 1912 3 January 1913
Miloš Božanović.jpg   Miloš Božanović
Милош Божановић
(1863–1922)
3 January 1913 4 January 1914
No avatar.png   Dušan Stefanović
Душан Стефановић
(1870–1951)
4 January 1914 22 November 1914
Nikola Pašić cph.3b31626.jpg   Nikola Pašić
Никола Пашић
Acting
(1845–1926)
22 November 1914 14 December 1914
No avatar.png   Radivoje Bojović
Радивоје Бојовић
(1864–1948)
14 December 1914 6 December 1915
No avatar.png   Božidar Terzić
Божидар Терзић
(1867–1939)
6 December 1915 31 May 1918
Stojan protic.jpg   Stojan Protić
Стојан Протић
Acting
(1857–1923)
31 May 1918 24 June 1918
No avatar.png   Mihailo Rašić
Михаило Рашић
(1858–1932)
24 June 1918 1 December 1918

Ministers of Defence of Serbia since 1991

This list includes Ministers of Defence from 1991 to 1993, and after the dissolution of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro in 2006. For previous ministers, see Ministry of Defense (Yugoslavia).

Political Party:   n-p   DS   SNS   PS

No. Portrait Minister Took office Left office Time in office Party Cabinet
1
Miodrag Jokić
Jokić, MiodragMiodrag Jokić
(born 1935)
11 February 1991 31 July 1991 170 days Independent Zelenović
2
Tomislav Simović
Simović, TomislavTomislav Simović
(born 1933)
31 July 1991 23 December 1991 145 days Independent Zelenović
3
Marko Negovanović
Negovanović, MarkoMarko Negovanović
(born 1935)
23 December 1991 6 November 1993 1 year, 318 days Independent Božović
Šainović
Part of Ministry of Defence of Yugoslavia
4
Zoran Stanković
Stanković, ZoranZoran Stanković
(1954–2021)
4 June 2006 15 May 2007 345 days Independent Koštunica I
5
Dragan Šutanovac
Šutanovac, DraganDragan Šutanovac
(born 1968)
15 May 2007 27 July 2012 5 years, 73 days DS Koštunica II
Cvetković
6
Aleksandar Vučić
Vučić, AleksandarAleksandar Vučić
(born 1970)
27 July 2012 2 September 2013 1 year, 37 days SNS Dačić
7
Nebojša Rodić
Rodić, NebojšaNebojša Rodić
(born 1953)
2 September 2013 27 April 2014 237 days SNS Dačić
8
Bratislav Gašić
Gašić, BratislavBratislav Gašić
(born 1967)
27 April 2014 5 February 2016 1 year, 284 days SNS Vučić I
Dušan Vujović
Vujović, DušanDušan Vujović
(born 1960)
Acting
5 February 2016 2 March 2016 26 days Independent Vučić I
9
Zoran Đorđević
Đorđević, ZoranZoran Đorđević
(born 1970)
2 March 2016 29 June 2017 1 year, 119 days SNS Vučić III
10
Aleksandar Vulin
Vulin, AleksandarAleksandar Vulin
(born 1972)
29 June 2017 28 October 2020 3 years, 121 days PS Brnabić
11
Nebojša Stefanović
Stefanović, NebojšaNebojša Stefanović
(born 1976)
28 October 2020 Incumbent 1 year, 86 days SNS Brnabić II

References

  1. ^ "Година LXXIII – број 61". pravno-informacioni-sistem.rs (in Serbian). Službeni glasnik RS. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  2. ^ "ЗАКОН О БУЏЕТУ РЕПУБЛИКЕ СРБИЈЕ ЗА 2020. ГОДИНУ" (PDF). parlament.gov.rs. Народна скупштина Републике Србије. Retrieved 20 February 2020.

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