Organisation chart

The Norwegian Armed Forces consist of thirteen branches and departments, in addition to the Defence Staff and the Military Representative to NATO.

Chief of Defence

Eirik Kristoffersen

Eirik Kristoffersen

General

Elisabeth Natvig

Elisabeth Natvig

Vice Admiral
Chief of the Norwegian Defence Staff

Sjef Forsvarets operative hovedkvarter Generalløytnant Yngve Odlo

Yngve Odlo

Lieutenant General
Chief of the Norwegian Joint Headquarters

Nils Andreas Stensønes

Nils Andreas Stensønes

Vice Admiral
Chief of the Norwegian Intelligence Service

Louise Dedichen

Louise K. Dedichen

Vice Admiral
Chief of the Norwegian Military Representative to NATO

Branches and joint departments

General major Lars Lervik, sjef Hæren

Lars S. Lervik

Major General
Chief of the Norwegian Army

Rune Andersen

Rune Andersen

Rear Admiral
Chief of the Royal Norwegian Navy

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Rolf Folland

Major General
Chief of the Royal Norwegian Air Force

Elisabeth Michelsen

Elisabeth Gifstad Michelsen

Major General
Chief of the Norwegian Home Guard

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Joar Eidheim

Major General
Chief of the Norwegian Special Operations Command

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Lars Christian Aamodt

Major General
Chief of the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation

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Halvor Johansen

Brigadier
Chief of the Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence

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Petter Iversen

Brigadier
Chief of the Norwegian Armed Forces Joint Medical Services

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Lars Arne Aulie

Commodore
Chief of the Norwegian Defence University College (acting)

Pål Svarstad

Colonel
Chief of the Norwegian Armed Forces HR and Conscription Centre (acting)

Arne Opperud

Arne Opperud

Brigadier
Chief of the Norwegian Armed Forces Joint Support Services

Command Sergeant Majors

Each branch and department also has its own Command Sergeant Major. This person is the senior enlisted advisor to the department's commanding officer. Below are the current Command Sergeant Majors in the Norwegian Armed Forces.

Rune Wenneberg

Rune Wenneberg

Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major of the Chief of Defence

Guttorm Bentdal

Guttorm Bentdal

Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major of the Defence Staff

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Kirsti Johansen Green

Master Chief Petty Officer
Command Master Chief Petty Officer of the Norwegian Joint Headquarters

Herman Eldorhagen

Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Intelligence Service

Hærens våpenskoles nytilsatte sersjantmajor Kristian Simonsen

Kristian Simonsen

Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Army

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Arild Edinsen

Master Chief Petty Officer
Command Master Chief Petty Officer of the Royal Norwegian Navy

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Didrik Sand

Chief Master Sergeant
Command Sergeant Major of the Royal Norwegian Air Force

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Gjert Grave

Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Home Guard

Fredrik Borchgrevink

Fredrik Borchgrevink

Master Chief Petty Officer
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Special Operations Command

Per Gøran Wilhelmsen

Per Gøran Wilhelmsen

Chief Master Sergeant
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Armed Forces Cyber Defence

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Jørg Lian

Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation

Tore Olav Mehus

Tore Olav Mehus

Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Armed Forces Joint Medical Services

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Jan Helge Dale

Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Defence University College

Eli Bendheim

Eli Bendheim

Sergeant Major
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Armed Forces HR and Conscription Centre

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Rune Wiik

Master Sergeant
Command Sergeant Major of the Norwegian Armed Forces Joint Support Services

Defence Staff divisions

The Defence Staff is divided into nine divisions, headed by three chiefs who report directly to the Chief of Staff:

Trond Kotte

Trond Kotte

Major General
Chief of Support

Tonje Skinnarland

Tonje Skinnarland

Major General
Chief of Operations

Tom Simonsen

Tom Simonsen

CEO
Chief of HR