The NDF is a counter-insurgency unit that is deployed in support of Syrian government forces. The NDF is reportedly trained and supported by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and Hezbollah and is deployed in areas where the Syrian government lacks sufficient force deployments, such as Raqqa. NDF deployments, compared to Syrian government force deployments, are done in a covert manner. Centre of OperationsDue to the NDF's covert deployments, all centres of operation are not known, with Raqqa one area where deployment is confirmed:
National Defense Force (NDF) - Raqqa
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