The Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek pronunciation: Ozbekiston Respublikasi Qurolli Kuchlari) is the name of the unification of Uzbekistan's armed forces. It includes the Ground Force, Air and Air Defense forces. They are under the control of the defense ministry. The National Guard and Frontier Service are two paramilitary units. A River Force. It is believed to be the largest and strongest river force in Central Asia.