General Staff emblem
General Staff emblem
General Staff flag
General Staff flag

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Генеральний штаб Збройних сил України) is the military staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It is the central organ of the Armed Forces Administration and oversees operational management of the armed forces under the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.

The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is appointed by the President of Ukraine, who is the supreme commander-in-chief of the armed forces. On 28 March 2020 there was introduced a new position Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine splitting away from the Chief of the General Staff. The current Chief of the General Staff is Serhiy Shaptala,[1] while Commander-in-Chief became Valerii Zaluzhnyi.

The General Staff was created in 1991-92 on a basis of the Kyiv Military District headquarters of the former Soviet Armed Forces.

Organization

See also: Chief of the General Staff (Ukraine)

General Staff insignia
General Staff insignia
Joint Operations Staff insignia
Joint Operations Staff insignia

Past directorates

Members of General Staff

The senior leadership of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in June 2019. 4 of the 13 leaders seen here are members of the general staff.
The senior leadership of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in June 2019. 4 of the 13 leaders seen here are members of the general staff.

Sources

  1. ^ a b "lieutenant general serhii shaptala".((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ ""Для забезпечення ресурсних потреб ЗС України та інших складових сил оборони створюється єдина система логістики" — заступник Міністра оборони". mil.gov.ua/. Міністерство оборони України. 2017-07-14. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Система логістики, яка створюється у Збройних Силах України, буде повністю сумісною з відповідними системами країн НАТО". mil.gov.ua/. Міністерство оборони України. 2017-05-16. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  4. ^ Центральне управління безпеки військової служби Збройних Сил України набуває спроможностей
  5. ^ Воєнно-наукове управління ГШ ЗСУ
  6. ^ Воєнно-науковому управлінню Генерального штабу Збройних Сил України — 20 років
  7. ^ Military scientific directorate
  8. ^ MoD Chief Financial and Economic Directorate
  9. ^ Legal department of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine
  10. ^ Authorities of Ukrainian Armed Forces, Ukrainian defense ministry