List of fictional military organizations

This is a List of fictional military organizations, including military branches of political bodies or governments, fringe or guerrilla groups, privately run militia, and autonomous and unconventional militaries, such as special forces, that do not fall under traditional military hierarchies. It is not to be confused with the governing body itself (i.e. Federation, Empire, etc).

Armed Forces

* Alliance of Democratic Nations (alternate history version of the WWII Allies) - ""
* The Alliance - Alliance of Humans, Elves, Dwarfs, and Draenei "Warcraft" series
** Silverwing Sentinels
** League of Arathor
** Stormpike Guard
** The Lost Ones
* Allied Nations - ""
** Name also used in ', ', and "" as a stand-in for United Nations peacekeepers.
* Amalgamated Regional Militia - Larry Niven's "Known Space" series
* Andorian Imperial Guard - ""
* Animal Guard - "Animal Farm" by George Orwell
* Ankh-Morpork and Sto Plains Regiments - "Discworld" novels by Terry Pratchett
** 35th Llamedosian Foot
** Duke of Eorle's First Heavy Infantry (nicknamed the "Pheasant Pluckers")
** Duke of Quirm's Middleweight Infantry
** Lord Selachii's Light Infantry
** Lord Venturi's Heavy Infantry
** Lord Venturi's Medium Dragoons
** Quirm Lancers
** Royal Sto Plains Riflers (named from their habit of "rifling" through the enemy's pockets after battle)
** Sir Samuel Vimes' First of Foot
* Armed Forces of the Federated Suns (AFFS), later Armed Forces of the Federated Commonwealth (AFFC) - "Battletech"
* Armed Forces Union of Civilian Teachers (AFUCT) - in the naval satire "One of the Guys" by Robert Clark Young
* Armed Forces of the Republic of Quebec - Military of an independent Quebec in Harry Turtledove's "Timeline-191" series
* Army of the Commonwealth - "Red Faction II"
* Army of Light - "Babylon 5"
* Army of Humanity - "Legends of Dune"
* Army of the Jihad - "Legends of Dune"
* Army of the Southern Cross - "Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross", "Robotech"
** Alpha Tactical Armored Corps (ATAC) - "Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross", "Robotech"
* Asgard Fleet - "Stargate SG-1"
* Bajoran Militia - ""
* Black Hole Army - "Advance Wars"
* Blue Fleet - "Blue Submarine No. 6"
* Blue Moon Army - "Advance Wars"
* Borogravian Army - "Monstrous Regiment", "Discworld"
** 10th Borogravian Light Foot Infantry (nicknamed the "Ins-and-Outs" and the "Cheesemongers")
* British Army - "See List of fictional British regiments"
* Britannian Armed Forces - "Code Geass"
** Purists
** Special Dispatch Guidance System Division
* Burning Legion - "Warcraft III"
* Coalition of Ordered Governments (COG) - "Gears of War"
* Capellan Confederation Armed Forces (CCAF) - "Battletech"
* Cardassian Orders - Cardassian military divisions, ""
* CoDominium Space Navy and Marines - also known as the Fleet Falkenburg's Legion Series
** CoDominium Armed Services - Predecessor to the Space Navy and Marines
** Fleet Marines - Technical Elite
** Garrison Marines - Riot suppression
** Line Marines
*** 501st Provisional Battalion
*** 42nd CoDominium Line Marines
** Navy
* Collective Enforcement Agency - "Murphy's Gambit" by Syne Mitchell
* Colonial Forces - "Original Battlestar Galactica" and "Battlestar Galactica (re-imagining)"
** Colonial Fleet
** Colonial Security Forces ("Original Battlestar Galactica")
** Colonial Marine Corps ("Battlestar Galactica (re-imagining)")
* Colonial Navy/Earth Empire Navy - "Colony Wars" series
* Combine Overwatch Humanoid Task Forces - Transhuman arm of the Combine occupation, "Half-life 2"
* ComStar Guards and Militia (ComGuard) - "Battletech"
* Confederate Security Forces - Terran Confederation Military, "StarCraft"
** Alpha Squadron
** Delta Squadron
** Nova Squadron
** Omega Squadron
* Confederate States Armed Forces - ""
** Confederate States Air Force (CSAF)
** Confederate States Marine Corp (CSMC) "(used in fictional context)"
*** 129th Fighting Bucks
* Confederation Navy - "The Night's Dawn Trilogy"
** also used in the Honor Harrington series for a different military force.
* Contact - Military during Idiran-Culture War, "The Culture"
** Special Circumstances - military/intelligence arm of the Culture during peacetime
* Crand Planetary Defence Force (CPDF)- Belligerent Comics
* Scarlet Crusade - "Warcraft"
* Crusaders - "Final Fantasy X"
* Dinochrome Brigade - Keith Laumer's "BOLO" series
* Dolletian Military - "Final Fantasy VIII"
* Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery (DCMS) - "Battletech"
* Earth Commonwealth Navy - "I-War", aka "Independence War"
* Earth Defense Force - "Red Faction"
** Also used in "Space Battleship Yamato" and the derivative "Star Blazers".
* Earth Federal Forces - "Universal Century Gundam"
** Earth Federation Air Force
** Earth Federation Army
*** Africa
*** Australia
**** White Dingo - "Mobile Suit Gundam 0079: Rise From The Ashes" novel and video game
*** East Asia
*** Eastern Europe
*** Europe
**** 03th Mobile Suit Division - "Gundam: Lost War Chronicles"
*** North America
**** GM Cannon Division
*** Pacific
*** South America
*** Southeast Asia
**** Kojima Battalion - ""
***** 04th Mobile Suit Team
***** 08th Mobile Suit Team - ""
** Earth Federation Navy
** Earth Federation Space Forces (EFSF)
*** 401st Security Company
*** Eagle Force - Federation reinforcements to Task Force Alpha, "Gundam Sentinel"
*** Eno Fleet - "Gundam Sentinel"
*** The Immortal 4th - "Gundam 0083"
*** Tianem Fleet - "Mobile Suit Gundam"
*** Task Force Alpha - emergency-mobilized unit following the fall of Gryps, "Gundam Sentinel"
* EarthForce - "Babylon 5"
** EarthForce Marine Corps - Also known as GROPOS (Ground Pounders)
* Earth Militia - "Turn-A Gundam"
* Earth Sphere Federation - "Mobile Suit Gundam 00"
** A-Laws - "Mobile Suit Gundam 00"
* Earth Starfleet - predcessor to the UFP Starfleet, ""
* Estharian Military - "Final Fantasy VIII"
* European Federation Enforcers Corps - "Tom Clancy's EndWar"
* Exofleet - "Exosquad"
** Able Squad
** Jumptroops
* Fairy Air Force - "Yukikaze"
* The Fighting Dukaki - "Futurama"
* First Easter Mirage Knights - "Five Star Stories"
** First Easter Mirage Corps
* The Fish Speakers - "God Emperor of Dune" and succeeding novels
* Federal Marshals - Military of The Alliance - "Firefly"
* Foundation Fleet - "The Foundation Series"
* Free Worlds League Military - "Battletech"
* Galbadian Military - "Final Fantasy VIII"
* Global Defense Initiative (GDI) - "Command & Conquer"
** 22nd Infantry Division - ""
* Grand Army of the Republic - Clone Trooper Army, "Star Wars"
** Various Clone Troopers (Pilots, SCUBA, etc.)
** Senate Guard
* Grayson Army - "Honor Harrington" series of novels
* Grayson Space Navy (GSN) - "Honor Harrington" series of novels
* Gungan Grand Army - "Star Wars"
* Galactic Empire Armed Forces - "Star Wars"
** Emperor's Royal Guard
** Imperial Army
** Imperial Intelligence
** Imperial Navy
** Imperial Starfighter Corps
** Imperial Security Bureau
** Imperial Stormtrooper Corps
** COMPNOR
* The Galactic Terran Alliance - GTA: ""
* The Galactic Terran-Vasudan Alliance - GTVA: ""
* The Guardian Unit of Nations (commonly known as "G.U.N.") - "Sonic the Hedgehog series"
* The Helghast Armed Forces - "Killzone"
** Third Helghast Army
* The High Guard - military forces of the Systems Commonwealth, "Andromeda"
** Argosy - Space branch
** Lancers - Marines
* Holy Iron Chain Knights - "Berserk"
* The Honoured Matres - "Heretics of Dune" and "Chapterhouse Dune"
* The Horde - Orc army, "Warcraft" series
** Warsong Outriders
** Forsaken Defilers
** Frostwolf Orcs
* The Host of the West "The Lord of the Rings" series
* Galactic Patrol - "Lensman" series
** Lensmen
* The Ildiran Empire - "The Saga of Seven Suns"
* Imperial Andermani Navy - "Honor Harrington" series
* Imperial Legion - "The Elder Scrolls"
* Imperial Navy - "The Foundation Series"
* Imperial Space Navy - "The Mote In God's Eye
** Imperial Marines
** Imperial Space Navy Reserve
* Forces of the Imperium - "Warhammer 40,000"
** Adeptus Mechanicus
*** Praetorian Servitors
*** Skitarii
*** Titan Legions
** Adeptus Arbites
** Adeptus Custodes
** Imperial Guard
* "See History of the Imperial Guard (Warhammer 40,000) for a list of major regiments."
** Imperial Inquistion
*** Alien Hunters (Ordo Xenos)
**** Deathwatch.
*** Daemonhunters (Ordo Malleus)
**** Grey Knights
*** Witch Hunters (Ordo Hereticus)
**** Sisters of Battle
** Imperial Navy
** Space Marines (Adeptus Astartes), including
*** Ultramarines
*** Blood Angels
*** Dark Angels
*** Space Wolves
*** Salamanders
** Various Planetary Defense Forces
* International Fleet - "Ender's Game"
* Interplanetary Strategic Alliance (ISA) forces - "Killzone"
** ISA Regulars
** Rapid Reaction Force (RRF)
** Shadow Marshalls
* Isengard Uruk-hai Army - "The Two Towers"
* Japanese Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) - Fictional or speculative depictions of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces.
** 5th Army - "" (PSP)
*** 27th Division
** 5121st Platoon - "Gunparade March"
** 801 TTS (Tactical Training Squadron) - 801 T.T.S. Airbats
** Assault Machine Troop - "Full Metal Panic"
*** Narashino Airborne Machine Troop
*** Nerima Airborne Machine Troop
** Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, Airborne Labor company - "Patlabor" series
** Japan Self-Defense Army Surveillance Squad (JSDA Watch) - "Stand Alone Complex" (PSP)
** Japan Strategic Self-Defense Forces (JSSDF) - "Neon Genesis Evangelion"
** Information Self-Defense Force (ISDF) - ""
* Jet Force - "Jet Force Gemini"
* Kanbei's Imperial Forces - Yellow Comet Army, "Advance Wars"
* Korean People's Army (kPa) - Fictional or speculative depictions of the Korean People's Army
** Division 18 (Military Intelligence) - ""
* Kibian Defense Forces - Starship Operators
* Kzinti fleets - "Known Space" series
* Klingon Defense Force - "Star Trek"
* Laburec (Abh Space Navy) - "Crest of the Stars"
* The Last Alliance of Men and Elves - "The Lord of the Rings"
* The Legion of Space from the works of Jack Williamson.
* Lyran Alliance Armed Forces - "Battletech"
* Forces of Mordor - Sauron's armies, "The Lord of the Rings"
* Middle East Coalition - "Battlefield 2"
* Naboo Security Forces - ""
** Royal Palace Guard
** Security Guard
** Space Fighter Corps
*** Bravo Squadron
* Neosapien Fleet - "Exosquad"
* Neo-Zeon - led by Haman Kahn, "Double Zeta Gundam"
* New Yevon - "Final Fantasy X-2"
* OMNI Enforcer (Oppose Militancy and Neutralize Invasion) - "Gundam Seed"
** 3rd Carrier Group
** 3rd Fleet
** 5th Defense Group
** 5th Special Division
*** Sector 2
** 6th Fleet
** 6th Orbital Fleet
** 7th Mobile Fleet
** 7th Orbital Fleet
** 8th Air Defense Group
** 8th Fleet
** 11th Air Defense Corps
** 13th Autonomous Corps
** 14th Tank Corps
** 15th Carrier Group
** 22nd Transport Unit
** 48th Space Division
** 51st Battle Group
** 81st Independent Mobile Battalion (aka Phantom Pain)
** 211th Space Division
** Peacemaker Force
*** Peacemaker Force Two
** Special Operatives X - Under Eurasian Federation only
* Orban Defense Forces (Kingdom of Orb) - "Gundam Seed"
** 2nd Defense Fleet
** 6th Technical Company
** 8th Armored Battalion
** 21st Airborne Unit
* Orange Star Army - "Advance Wars"
* Organization of Zodiac (OZ) - "Gundam Wing"
** Prize - "Mobile Suit Gundam: The Last Outpost"
*** Stardust Knights - "Mobile Suit Gundam: The Last Outpost"
* Parliamentary Vasudan Navy - PVN: ""
* Pirate Fleet, Pirate Clans Forces, "Exosquad"
* People's Navy (PN) - previously/later Republic of Haven Navy (RHN)
* Repliforce - "Mega Man X4"
* Peacekeepers - "Farscape"
* Public Safety Maintenance (aka Shin-Ra Armed Forces) - "Final Fantasy VII"
** Deep Ground Soldiers - ""
** Turks aka Investigation Sector, General Affairs Department
* Rasalhague Kungsarmé - Royal Rasalhague Army - "Battletech"
* Red Army - Fictional or speculative depictions of the Red Army
** Ocelot Unit, Spetsnaz - ""
** Soviet Far East Front Army - "Ring of Red"
* Regular Space Service - "The Serrano Legacy" series by Elizabeth Moon
* Republic of the Sphere Armed Forces (RAF) - "Battletech"
* Robotech Defense Force - "Robotech"
* Robotech Expeditionary Force - "Robotech"
* Royal Manticoran Navy (RMN) - "Honor Harrington" series of novels
* Royal Manticoran Army (RMA) - "Honor Harrington" series of novels
* Royal Manticoran Marine Corps (RMMC) - Honor Harrington series of novels
* Royal Spartan Army - "Go Tell The Spartans" and "Prince of Sparta" by S.M. Stirling and Jerry Pournelle
* Sardaukar - House Corrino troops, "Dune"
* Shutoral National Defense Army - "Maschinen Krieger ZbV 3000"
** Shutoral Army High-Speed Transport Corps
** 300th Armored Mobile Infantry Regiment "Rengemark"
* The Scourge - Evil Undead army, "Warcraft III"
* Space Troopers - "Bill, the Galactic Hero"
* Spacefleet - "Doctor Who: Virgin New Adventures"
* Star Command - "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command"
* Starfleet - "Star Trek"
* Star League Defense Force - "Battletech"
* State Military - "Fullmetal Alchemist"
** State Alchemists
* Taiidan High Guard fleet - "Homeworld"
* Terran Confederation Navy - "Wing Commander" series
* Terran Federation Armed Forces - "Starship Troopers"
* Terran Hanseatic League EDF - "The Saga of Seven Suns"
** Navy
** Army
*** Mobile Infantry
** Marine Corps
** K-9 Corps
* Trade Federation Droid Army - ""
* United Citizen Federation - "Paul Verhoeven's Starship Troopers"
** Mobile Infantry (Army)
** Fleet (Navy)
** Starside R & D
* United Droid Army - Belligerent Comics
* United Earth Directorate Expeditionary Fleet - "StarCraft"
** Atlas Wing - Ground based forces
** Cronus Wing - Space forces
* United Earth Forces - "Martian Successor Nadesico"
* United Earth Oceans Organization - from the "seaQuest DSV TV series
* United Earth Sphere Alliance Forces - "Gundam Wing
* United Federation Military (United Federation of Predgio Towers) - "Eureka Seven"
** Ageha Squad
** SOF (Special Operations Force)
* United Nations - Fictional or speculative depictions of United Nations peacekeeping and defense forces
** The United Nations Forces - "Neon Genesis Evangelion"
** Ghost, MOP (Multiple Operations Platform) - "Ghost Squad"
** United Nations Anti-Terrorism Coalition (Commonly referred to as UNATCO) - "Deus Ex"
** United Nations Expeditionary Force (UNEF) - "The Forever War"
** United Nations Intelligence Taskforce - "Doctor Who"
** United Nations International Sanctions Enforcement Group - "Mission Compromised"
** United Nations Space Command (UNSC) - "Halo"
*** UNSCDF (United Nations Space Command Defence Forces)
**** Marine Corps
***** Orbital Drop Shock Troopers (ODST) "Helljumpers"
*** Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
**** SPARTAN-II's
** United Nations Space Command (UNSC) - "Full Thrust"
** United Nations Space Force (UNSF) - "Zone of the Enders"
** United Nations Space Navy - Military Force of the UN during Man-Kizn War I, "Known Space"
*** Young Women's Auxiliary
** UN Protectorate Envoy Corps - "Altered Carbon"
** UN Spacy - "Macross"
* United States Armed Forces - Fictional or speculative depictions of United States military organizations
** 45th Infantry Division - ""
** 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital - "M.A.S.H." film and TV series.
** AS Special Forces - "Full Metal Panic"
** CBDC - "Syphon Filter" series
** COSMOS (Children of Soldier Machine Organic System) - "Spriggan"
** Hazardous Environment Combat Unit - "Half-Life" and expansions
** Flying Hellfish squad - WWII "fightingest squad in the fightingest company in the third-fightingest battalion in the army," "Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in "The Curse of the Flying Hellfish" episode of "The Simpsons"
** Joint Strike Force - "Tom Clancy's EndWar"
** Machiner's Platoon - "Spriggan (OVA)"
** Team Red Light, Force Recon, United States Marine Corps - "Extermination"
** United States Colonial Marines (USCM) - "Aliens"
** United States Marine Corps Air-Space Cavalry - ""
** US Armored Corps - "Spriggan"
** Task Force Talon- ""
* Warrior Monks - "Final Fantasy X"
* Zanzibar Land Armed Forces - ""
** Zanzibar Land Army
** Zanzibar Land Air Force
* Zeon Military Force (ZMF) - "Universal Century Gundam"
** Zeon Space Attack Force
*** Conscon fleet - "Mobile Suit Gundam"
*** Primus fleet
** Zeon Mobile Assault Force
*** Chimera Corps (a flying circus formed of Zeon's elite mobile suit aces, sans Char Aznable)
*** Granada Space Defense Unit
*** Solomon Special Attack Force
** Zeon Earth Attack Force
*** Army
**** Afrika Korps
**** Caracal Corps (Zeon 5th Land Mobile Infantry Division 1st Battalion A MS Team)
**** Foreign Legion
**** 13th Blue Bone Squadron
*** Navy
**** Green Siren Corps
**** Mad Angler Corps
**** Manta Ray Corps
**** Naga III (Red Orca) Corps
**** Red Dolphin Corps
**** Sea Serpent Corps
*** Air Force

Guerrilla, Revolutionary, and Terrorist Organizations

* A21 - "Full Metal Panic"
* A World with No Boundaries - "Ace Combat Zero"
* Amalgam - "Full Metal Panic"
* Anser al-Ra'id - Northern Zeki separatist movement, led by Mullah Qari Ra'id.
* Army of Chiron - Blue Submarine No. 6
* Audobon Ballroom - Honor Harrington
* African Liberation Front - "Double Zeta Gundam" (a real group by the same name exists)
* Akatsuki - "Naruto"
* Angel Wing - ""
* Anti-Earth Union Group (AEUG) - "Zeta Gundam"
* Aslan's Army - " The Chronicles of Narnia"
* AVALANCHE - "Final Fantasy VII"
* Backdraft Organisation- ""
* Bahji- Qumari Islamic extremist terrorist group. The West Wing
* Bajor Resistance - ""
** Shakaar Resistance Cell
* Barjack - "Battle Angel Alita"
* Bioron - "Mobile Detective Jiban"
* Black Ghost - "Cyborg 009"
* Black Hole Army - ""
** Bolt Guard - ""
* Black Knights - "Code Geass"
* Black Satan - "Kamen Rider Stronger"
* Black Widows - Spiral Zone
* Blake Guard - Word of Blake militia, "Battletech"
* Blue Brigade - "Fullmetal Alchemist"
* Blue Cosmos - "Gundam Seed"
* Brotherhood - "Rouge"
* Brotherhood of Evil Mutants - Marvel Comics
* Brotherhood of Nod - "Command & Conquer"
* Browncoats - Independent Faction soldiers, "Firefly"
* Cardassian Liberation Front - Cardassian Rebellion, ""
* Comic Book Liberation Army- Teenagers From Mars (Comic Book Series)
* Consortium - "Act of War"
* Crimson Jihad - "True Lies"
* Deepground -
* Forces of Chaos - "Warhammer" and "Warhammer 40,000"
** Chaos Space Marines
** Daemons
** The Lost and the Damned
** Beasts of Chaos
** Hordes of Chaos
* COBRA - "G.I. Joe"
* Confederacy of Independent Systems Droid Army - "Star Wars"
* Darah Dan Doa (Blood and Prayer) - Indonesian terrorist group, ""
* Dark Brotherhood - The Elder Scrolls
* Dawn Brigade - 24
* Delza Army - "Kamen Rider Stronger"
* Devil Army - also known as the Dark Army, "G Gundam"
* Delaz Fleet - "Gundam 0083"
* Desert Dawn - "Gundam SEED"
* Destron - "Kamen Rider V3"
* Dhar Jeheem - "Syphon Filter: Omega Strain"
* Eridanus Human Rebels - ' and '
* E.V.I.L. (Every Villain is Lemons) - "Spongebob Sqaurepants"
* Free Jaffa - Jaffa Resistance against the Goa'uld, "Stargate SG-1"
* Free Wunderland Navy - Man-Kzin Wars, Known Space
* The Fremen - "Dune"
** Fedaykin (Fremen Death Commandos)
* Forest Owls - "Final Fantasy VIII"
* Freedom Party - "Falkenburg's Legion" books by Jerry Pournelle
* Gekkostate - "Eureka Seven"
* Galactor - "Gatchaman"
** Blackbirds
** Devil Stars
* Geldam - "Kamen Rider"
* Gel-Shocker - "Kamen Rider"
* Gorgom - "Kamen Rider Black"
** Gorgom Destruction Team
* Gilda Liberation Alliance - "Najica Blitz Tactics"
* Gindran Liberation Front (GLF) - ""
* Global Liberation Army (GLA) - ""
* Government of Darkness - "Kamen Rider X"
* H.A.R.M. - "No One Lives Forever"
* Helot Movement (SPLA) - "Go Tell The Spartans" and "Prince of Sparta" by S.M. Stirling and Jerry Pournelle
* Help Earth - ' , '
* Homeguard - Xenopohbic Human Terrorist Organization, "Babylon 5"
* Homeworlds Resistance - "Exosquad"
** Earth Resistance Force
*** Australian Resistance Cell
*** North American Resistance Cell
** Venusian Resistance Force
* Human Liberation Front (HLF) - "Ghost in the Shell"
** Green Tower - ""
** Kokoku Brigade - ""
* Huntsclan - ""
* Hureisenjin (Chosun Liberation Confederation in Korean) - "2009 Lost Memories"
* HYDRA - Marvel Comics
* Individual Eleven - ""
* Indies - "I-War", aka "Independence War"
* Indigo Wolves - "Ghost Squad"
* Japanese Liberation Front - "Code Geass"
* Jenoma People's Army - ""
* Karaba - "Zeta Gundam"
* Karma - "Ring of Red"
* Kataron - "Mobile Suit Gundam 00"
* Knights of Genetic Purity - Originally "Gamma World", also used in "Andromeda"
* League of Free Worlds - "Colony Wars" series
* Legion of Doom - DC Comics
*ManDes (abbreviation of "Manifest Destiny") - Ultra-right-wing terrorist group in Northguard comic book
* Mafat Revolutionary Group - ""
* Mafty - ""
* Manhatten Resistence - "Freedom Fighters video game"
* Maganac Corps - "Gundam Wing"
* Mariemeia Army - ""
* Maquis - ', ' and ""
* Mavericks - "Mega Man X"
* Mercenary Army - (Mercenary-backed Earth independence movement, "Maschinen Krieger ZbV 3000"
** 1st Foreign Legion Corps
*** 4th Air Support Platoon
** 34th A.F.S. (Armored Fighting Suit) Platoon
** 44th A.F.S. Battalion
** 48th New South Wales
** 90th All Mercenary Company
* Millennium - "Hellsing"
* Mission Hills Protective Association - Falkenburg's Legions series
* Mujahideen Al-Zeki - Zekistani Al-Afad loyalist group, led by Mullah Abdul Hassan.
* Mutant Liberation Front - "X-Force"
* Neo Kleit - "Surveillance Kanshisha"
* Neo-Terran Front (NTF) - led by Admiral Aken Bosch, "FreeSpace 2"
* Neo-Zeon - led by Char Aznable, "Gundam: Char's Counterattack"
* New World Brigade - ""
* Northwest Secessionist Forces (NSF) - full name rarely used, "Deus Ex")
* Order of the Black Knights - "Code Geass"
* OpFor - ""
* Padania Republic Faction- "Gunslinger Girl"
* Patriot army - New Washington forces, Falkenburg's Legions series
* People's Eastern Revolution Front - "Fullmetal Alchemist and the Broken Angel"
* Perpetual Revolutionary Guard - " [Slaughterhaus 5] "
* People's Front of Judea - "Monty Python's Life of Brian"
* The People's Liberation Party (one of its members oddly substitutes the word "party" with "army") - "The Resurrection" episode of the "War of the Worlds" TV series
* People's Liberation Army of Venezuela (PLAV) - ""
* People's Revolutionary Strike Force - "The Enforcer"
* The Promise Hand - "Haze"
* Raiders - "Sky Commanders"
* Reaganista Terrorist Movement - ""
* Red Faction - "Red Faction"
* Red May - "Angel Cop"
* Red Ribbon Army - "Dragon Ball"
* Red Shadows - "Action Force"
* Red Section - "Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror
* Refugee Liberation Organization - ""
* The Resistance - "V"
* Re'tu Rebels - "Stargate SG-1"
* Sabotage Corps - Predecessor to Bureau of Sabotage, "The Dosadi Experiment"
* Saint Wenceslas' Army - army of knights sleeping inside Blaník Mountain, from Czech king in the mountain legends
* Second Wave - 24
* Shadaloo/Shadowlaw - "Street Fighter Alpha" and "Street Fighter II" games
** Psycho Dolls
* The Shadows - "Splinter Cell", the novel
* Shining Dawn - "Spooks"
* Shocker (Sacred Hegemony of Cycle Kindred Evolutional Realm) - "Kamen Rider"
* Silhouette - "Deus Ex
* Sodan - An elite 5000-year-old group (tribe) of Jaffa, rebels against the Goa'uld - "Stargate SG-1"
* Sons of Big Boss - "Metal Gear Solid"
* Sons of Earth - Rebel Colonists of Plateau, Known Space
* Sons of Liberty - ""
* Sons of Korhal - "StarCraft"
* The Sect - Mamoru Oshii's "Kerberos saga" drama, manga, films and anime including "Jin-roh"
* SNA (Scottish National Army) - mentioned in brief and only as acronym, guerrilla group opposing Norsefire control in Aberdeen and Glasgow, "V for Vendetta"
* Separatists - The Great Schism, "Halo 2"
* Space Revolutionary Army - "Gundam X"
* Space Forces of the Republic of Union - "The Mote in God's Eye" by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
** Union Guard
* The Squad - "Red Faction 2"
* Suliban Cabal - ""
* Terra Prime - ""
* Terran Rebellion - "" (Mirror universe)
* Three Ships Alliance - Clyne Faction, "Gundam Seed
* Thor's Hammer - ""
* Tok'ra - Renegade Goa'uld opposed to the evil system lords,"Stargate SG-1"
* Tokyo People's Liberation League - "AD Police" manga
* Trieze Faction - Rebel OZ faction supporting Trieze Khushrenada, "Gundam Wing"
* True Way - Cardassian terrorist organization, ""
* Rebel Alliance - "Star Wars"
* The Red Army - "Interesting Times" ("Discworld")
* The River Pack - Falkenburg's Legions series
* The Underground - "Jak II"
* The People's Voice- Splinter Cell Chaos Theory
* Vodarek - "Eureka Seven"
* Wild Seven - ""
* Wolverines - "Red Dawn"
* White Fang - "Gundam Wing"
* Zakhaev's Ultranationalist Party - "Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare"
* Zekistan Liberation Front - "Full Spectrum Warrior"

Mercenary Organizations and Private Military Companies

* 21st Century Security Corporation - "Dai-Guard"
* The A-Team - "The A-Team"
* Angel Links - "Outlaw Star", "Angel Links"
* Allied Mayhem Incorporated (AMI) - "Underground" role-playing game
* Armed Guardian Services (ARGUS), Incorporated - ""
* Association of International Mercenaries (AIM) - "Jagged Alliance" computer game series
* Band of Hawks - "Berserk"
** Raiders
* Band of the Red Hand - "The Wheel of Time"
* Barton's Bulldogs - Falkenburg's Legions series
* Carrera's Wedge - "Broken Angels"
* City Guardians - "Mirai Sentai Timeranger"
* Civilian Military Provider S.M.S. - "Macross Frontier" Japanese animated T.V.series
* Clawhammer Defense Industries - ""
* The Cleaners - ""
* Dark Hunters - "Bionicle"
* Dendarii Free Mercenaries - "Vorkosigan Saga"
* Displace International - ""
* Disposable Heroes, Inc. - "Underground"
* Dorsai - "Childe Cycle"
* Dreadnoks - "G.I. Joe"
* "Eridani Light Horse" - "Battletech"
* EXOps - ""
* Falkenberg's Legion - Falkenburg's Legions series by Jerry Pournelle
* Flying - "Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow"
* Friendlies - "Childe Cycle"
* Greil Mercenaries - ""
* Global Cortex - "Armored Core" series
* Gurlukovich mercenaries - ""
* Hammer's Slammers - "Hammer's Slammers" series by David Drake
* Henkata, Inc. - "Underground"
* High-risk United Nations Task-force (H.U.N.T.) - "Rise of the Triad"
* Ikari Warriors - "King of Fighters" series
* Institute for Geotactical Intelligence (IGI) - Project IGI series
* The Kell Hounds - "Battletech"
* Knight Sabers - "Bubblegum Crisis"
* Kroot - "Warhammer 40,000"
* Legionnaires - ""
* MacKenzie Military Assistance Corporation - Vatta's War
* Mantel Corporation - "Haze"
* Mithril - "Full Metal Panic"
* Nergal Heavy Industries - "Martian Successor Nadesico"
* National Defence Family - "Patlabor 2"
* Oseran Mercenaries - "Vorkosigan Saga"
* Outer Heaven - "Metal Gear"
* The PMC - ""
* Ravens - "Armored Core" series
* The Red Alert Syndicate - "Mega Man X7"
* Red Bianco - ""
* SeeDs- "Final Fantasy VIII"
* Sentinels - "Silent Storm"
* Serpent Tail - "Gundam SEED Astray"
* Shadow Element - ""
* Simmons Global Management, Ltd. - ""Underground"
* Silver Guardians - "Power Rangers Time Force"
* Spartan Guards Regiments - "Battletech"
* Tagon's Toughs -Schlock Mercenary
* Star Fox - "Star Fox" series
* Star Wolf - "Star Fox" series
* Tagon's Toughs - Schlock Mercenary
* The7 - "Kane & Lynch Dead Men"
* Trans-World Devastation, Inc. - "Underground"
* Turanic Raiders - "Homeworld"
* Universal Petroleum - "Mercenaries 2 World in Flames"
* Wolf's Dragoons - "Battletech"
* Wulong mercenaries - "Front Mission 3"
* Ultra-Box - ""
* Weisjaeger, Inc. - "Underground"
* Vulture - "Gundam X"
* X-Corporation - "X-Men"
* X Hunters- "Mega Man X2"

Militias and Other Paramilitary Organizations

* American Information Bureau - "Vampire Rain"
* ARCAM Corporation - "Spriggan"
** ARCAM Private Army
*** ARCAM Defense Unit
*** ARCAM Special Private Army
*** Spriggans
* ANBU Black Ops - "Naruto"
** Root
* BAHRAM Militia Group - "Zone of the Enders"
* Boskone - "Lensman"
* Capital Area Security Police Agency - Mamoru Oshii's "Kerberos saga" films and manga and "Jin-roh"
** Kerebos Panzer Corps
* Celestial Being - "Mobile Suit Gundam 00"
* Coral Snake- 24 (A seven man Special Forces team recruited by NSA Director Roger Stanton in the second season, to track and eliminate the Nuclear Device)
* CRI Cosmectics - "Najica Blitz Tactics"
** CRI Intelligence
* Crossbone Vanguard - Meitzer Ronah's, and later Berah Ronah's, private army, "Gundam F-91"
** Black Vanguard
* Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) - 24
* Digital Accident Tactics Squad (DATS) - Digimon Data Squad
* The Digidestined - "Digimon"
* Groupe Fleur de Paris - "Sakura Wars"
* Freedom Party Guards - "American Empire", "Settling Accounts'
* Hellsing Organization - "Hellsing"
*The Initative- " Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
* International Science Organization (ISO) - "Gatchaman"
** Red Impulse Squadron
** Science Ninja Team Gatchaman (Kagaku Ninja Tai Gatchaman)
* League Militarie - "V Gundam"
** Shrikes
* Les Soldats (The Soldiers) - Noir
* Londo Bell - ""
* March 33 - ""
* Maverick Hunters - "Mega Man X"
* Mikado Corporation - "The Bouncer"
** Mikado Special Forces (MSF)
** Mikado Special Police Detachment (MSPD)
* Military Police - Paramilitary forces of Paradigm City, "Big O"
* Mishima Enterprises - "Tekken" series
** Tekken Force
* MJ-12 - "Spriggan"
** Machiner's Platoon
* New York Fighting Troupe - "Sakura Wars"
* National Militia - Zekistani paramilitary forces being trained by the Coalition.
** Khardiman Militia - National Militia branch in Khardiman City, controlled by Andrei Zakirov
* New Texas Godfearing Militia - "Rules of Engagement" by Elizabeth Moon
* NESTS - "King of Fighters" series
* Nightwatch - "Babylon 5"
* Organization - "Rouge"
* Pacific Medical - "Najica Blitz Tactics"
** Pacific Medical Security Forces
* Pirates - "Mercenaries 2 World in Flames"
* Preventers - ""
* Raven Nation - "First Wave"
* Repliforce - "Mega Man X"
** Repli-Air-Force
** Repli-Sea-Force
* Red Shield - "Blood+"
** Red Shield Special Forces
* Sailor Soldiers - also known as Sailor Scouts, "Sailor Moon"
* Shinba Industrials - "Najica Blitz Tactics"
** Shinba Industrials Security Forces
* Shinra - "Namco x Capcom"
* Shuffle Alliance - "G-Gundam"
* Social Welfare Agency - "Gunslinger Girl
* Stalwarts - "American Empire", "Settling Accounts"
* S.T.A.R.S. (Special Tactics And Rescue Squads) Paramilitary Law Enforcement Agency in the Resident Evil series.
* Teikoku Kagekidan - "Sakura Wars"
* Task Force X
** Checkmate - "Checkmate"
** Suicide Squad - "Suicide Squad"
* TERRA - "RahXephon"
* Tech-Com - "Terminator" series
* The Woodchuck Militia - Scrooge McDuck universe
* Umbrella Corporation - "Resident Evil"
** Umbrella Trashsweepers - Wetworks and illegal operations division
** Umbrella Biohazard Countermeasure Service - Anti-terrorism and hostage rescue division
** Umbrella Security Service - Intelligence gathering and espionage division
*"UNIT- Doctor Who"
* UN Special Agency NERV - "Neon Genesis Evangelion"
* World Regenesis Organization - ""
* X-Force - "X-Force"
* Zodiac Alliance of Freedom Treaty (ZAFT) - "Gundam Seed"
** Boaz Defense Forces
** Jachin Due Defense Forces
** Aizawa Team
** Allison Team
** Bernhardt Team
** Bozman Team
** Cellini Team
** Cortes Team
** Harald Team
** Joule Team
** Krueger Team
** Le Creuset Team
** Moore Team
** Morassim Team
** Nehr Team
** Serizawa Team
** Yun Law Team
** Zala Team
* Various Civilian and Espionage Agencies that have paramilitary aspects
* Zwölf - "Blassreiter"

pecial Forces

* 13th Autonomous Fleet - Earth Federation Newtype Corps, "Mobile Suit Gundam"
* 303rd Logistical Studies Unit - The Unit
* Ageha Squadron - Anti-Coralian task force, "Eureka Seven"
* Anti-Kouma Squad - Tai-Kouma Butai 対降魔部隊, "Sakura Wars"
* ARC Troopers - Advanced Recon Commandos, ""
* Ax - Trinity Blood
* Black Chamber - ""
* Black Lance - "Wing Commander"
* Black Tri-Stars - Group of Ace Zeon pilots, "Mobile Suit Gundam"
* Black Wind Brigade - Elite Zekistani military unit controlled by Al-Hamal, Al-Afad's son. Full Spectrum Warrior
* Canaries - "Red Dwarf"
* Centurions - Centurions
* Cobra unit - ""
* Commando Elite - "Small Soldiers"
* Commando Unit Task Force 724 - ""
* Cyclops Commandos - Zeon special forces squad, "Gundam 0080"
* - ""
* Deathstalkers "World of Warcraft"
* Delta Red - "Super Street Fighter 2"
* Elite Guard - all female, highly trained elite Nazi troops / SS Special Forces "Return to Castle Wolfenstein"
* FAITH - "Gundam SEED Destiny"
* F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault Recon) - "F.E.A.R."
* - Hyperion Cantos
* FOXHOUND - "Metal Gear" series
* Force Operation X (FOX) Unit - ""
* G.I. Joe - "G.I. Joe"
* The Ghosts- US Army Green Berets from D Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group. "Ghost Recon
* Guardian Units of the Nation (G.U.N.) - "Sonic Adventure 2", "Shadow the Hedgehog"
* The Human Defense Corps - "DC Comics"
* I.J.L.S.A.
* Japanese Special Self-Defense Forces (JSSDF) - "Gasaraki"
* Loyal Army - Ring of Red
* Military Assault Command Operations (MACO) - ""
* Midnight Fenrir Corps - Zeon special forces team, "Mobile Suit Gundam 0079: Zeonic Front"
* Next-Generation Special Forces - Genome Army, "Metal Gear Solid"
* October Guard - "G.I. Joe"
* Officio Assassinorum - "Warhammer 40,000"
* Pax Swiss Guard - Hyperion Cantos
* Peregrine Falcons - Metal Slug series
* Phantom Pain -Gundam Seed Destiny
* Rainbow - "Rainbow Six"
* Rapid Response Tactical Squad (RRTS) - "Doom"
* Red Card - "First President of Japan"
* Red Guard - Ring of Red
* Republic Clone Commandos - ""
** Delta Squad - ""
* Science Ninja Team - "Science Ninja Team Gatchaman"
* Shadow Sword - "Surveillance Kanshisha"
* Shadownet - ""
* S.H.I.E.L.D. - Marvel Comics
* SOLDIER - "Final Fantasy VII"
* Sopot Special Forces - "Red Faction II"
* The Specials - United Earth Sphere Alliance elite mobile suit corps, "Gundam Wing"
* The Shattered Hand - "World of Warcraft"
* Special Forces - "Gundam SEED"
* Special Tactical Force (STF) - "Crisis Zone"
* Splinter Cell - "Splinter Cell"
* Stargate Command - "Stargate SG-1/Stargate Atlantis"
** SG-1 Exploration team
** Other SG teams from SG-2 through SG-21
** 1st SFW
** Atlantis Expedition Security and Military personnel are nominally under SGC command.
* Special Police DekaRanger - Tokusou Sentai DekaRanger
* STRIKER - "Tom Clancy's Op-Center"
* Super Hero Operational Command and Control (SHOCC) - "Marshal Law"
** Screaming Eagles
* Task Force Talon - "Act of War"
* Titans - "Zeta Gundam"
** Titans Mobile Suit Instructor Corps, later taking the name New Decides - "Gundam Sentinel"
** Titans Test Team (TTT) - "Advance of Zeta"
* Toa Various Teams - Bionicle
* United Nations Anti-Terrorist Coalition (UNATCO) - full name rarely used, "Deus Ex"
* Umibozu - "Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex"
* X-Hunters - "Mega Man X2"
* Zero Armed Constables - "Dennou Keisatsu Cybercop"
* Zone Riders - Spiral Zone

Warrior castes and other culturally-based fighting forces

* Aspect Shrine - Eldar Warrior cults, "Warhammer 40,000"
* Death Cults- "Warhammer 40,000"
* Dark Eldar Forces - "Warhammer 40,000"
** Scourges
** Talos
** Wyches
Dark Templar - a sundered Protoss culture, "StarCraft"
* Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery - Buke (Warrior) caste of the Draconis Combine, "Battletech"
* Tau Castes and Auxiliaries, "Warhammer 40,000"
** Air Caste(Kor) - Tau Navy
** Fire Caste (Shas) - Tau military caste
** Gue'Vesa'La - Human auxiliaries
** Kroot - Alien mercenaries
** Vespid Stingwings - Alien assault teams
* Harlequins - Eldar warrior sub-group, "Warhammer 40,000"
* Fleet of Particular Justice - Covenant fleet, "" and "Halo 2"
* The Flood - A parasitic hivemind, "Halo"
* The Jaffa - Goa'uld military strength, "Stargate SG-1"
* The Jedi Order -"Star Wars"
* Kull Warriors - Goa'uld System Lord Anubis' Shock Troops, "Stargate SG-1"
* The Jem'Hadar - The Dominion's military branch, ""
* The Locust Horde - "Gears of War"
* Necrons - "Warhammer 40,000"
** Necron Fleets
* Ork Waaaghs! - "Warhammer 40,000"
* Protectors - Final Pak stage of development. Protects its bloodline, defending against possible threats, Known Space
* Rangers - Also known as Anla'Shok, "Babylon 5"
** White Star Fleet
* Templar - Protoss military and explorer caste, "StarCraft"
* Tyranid Swarms - "Warhammer 40,000"
* Warrior Caste - Minbari military, "Babylon 5"
* Warrior Caste - Military caste of the various Clans, Battletech
* Yuuzhan Vong Warrior Caste - Military caste of the Yuuzhan Vong. "Star Wars"
* Zentradi - Proxy soldiers for the Protoculture, "The Super Dimension Fortress Macross"
* Zentraedi - Clone soldiers for the Robotech Masters, Robotech"
* Zerg Broods - "StarCraft"

Criminal Organisations and Gangs

* Capelli Family - "Pursuit Force"
* Convicts - "Pursuit Force" , ""
* Dark Sun - ""
* Keith Moore's Gang (KMG) - ""
* Mad Dogs Crew - ""
* Raiders - ""
* Runts - ""
* Slasher Boys - ""
* The Syndicate - ""

ee also

* List of fictional institutions
* Space marine
* Space navy
* Fictional characters
* List of fictional rebellions‎
* List of fictional revolutions and coups‎


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