Joint Forces Command
|Joint Forces Command|
Royal Air Force
|General Sir Christopher Deverell|
The United Kingdom Joint Forces Command (JFC) manages allocated joint capabilities from the three armed services.
The command, which was established following the Levene Report into Defence Reform published in June 2011, achieved Initial Operating Capability in April 2012 and reached Full Operating Capability in April 2013.
On 2 April 2012, the following organisations transferred to the Joint Forces Command, giving JFC a total of some 30,000 military and civil personnel:
- The Permanent Joint Headquarters (known as PJHQ)
- The Joint Force Headquarters
- The Joint Force Logistics Component
- The Joint Counter-Terrorist Training and Advisory Team
- The Directorate of Special Forces
- The Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
- The Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre
- Defence Intelligence
- Surgeon-General's Headquarters and the Joint Medical Command
- The Joint Arms Control Implementation Group
- The Defence Centre of Training Support
- The Joint Force Cyber Group
Commanders have been:
- 2011-2013 Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach
- 2013-2016 General Sir Richard Barrons
- 2016-Present General Sir Christopher Deverell
- Defence Reform Part 9
- MOD news - Establishment of JFC retrieved 05 Apr 2012
- RAF Air Rank Appointments List 07/11 retrieved 1 December 2011
- "New senior military officers appointed". Inside Government. 24 January 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
- "The Secretary of State announces new Senior Appointments in the Armed Services". Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 29 January 2016.