The Defence Staff
On behalf of the Chief of Defence, the Staff has executive power to run the Norwegian Armed Forces. The Staff assigns priorities, manages resources, provides force generation and supports activities. The Staff is based in Oslo.
The Staff has nine departments led by three chiefs (Chief of Support, Chief of Operations, and Chief of HR). The nine departments are: HR (J1), Intelligence and security (J2), Operations (J3), Logistics (J4), Planning (J5), IT (J6), Exercises (J7/J9), Economy (J8), and Investments (J10).