The Northern Area Command (NA) is assigned to the geographic area from Ha Atoll to Lhaviyani Atoll. The NA is responsible for all land, sea and air operations and activities in its Area of Responsibility (AOR), that are conducted in order to fulfill the mission of MNDF. The NA is a joint operational command, provided with the personnel, resources and equipment drawn from all services of the MNDF, and it is commanded by a joint operational commander with the rank of Colonel and above. This command has the largest geographical area within the MNDF area commands.


To execute the MNDF’s mission in the NA’s assigned Area of Responsibility (AOR).