Portugal Army Nations // North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

OVERVIEW The Portuguese army has three main responsibilities: the defense of the Portuguese mainland; defense of the island territories of the Azores and Madeira (440 miles) west of Morocco and protecting its overseas interests; and meeting its commitment to NATO's land forces. The Portuguese army has been reorganized into five territorial commands (two military regions, two military zones and one military district) and now consists of the following major units: 1 mechanized...


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