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Manticao Village Defence Force (Philippines)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 145
Country: Philippines
Date formed: March 17, 1985
Details of Formation: Established by a religious Marcos supporter to fight the NPA Communist insurgency in Mindanao
Date dissolved: Unknown
Details of Termination: no mention
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): no information
Training and Equipment yes
Shared Information and Joint Operations unclear
Shared personnel unclear
Types of Material Support: self-maintained
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: religious; village/rural
Location: Mindanao
Force Strength: [unknown, unknown]
Target(s): rebels, insurgents, or other armed group
Purpose(s): fight insurgents
Other Information: purpose= extermination of communist insurgents