About the IAF

Chief of Staff Directorate

Chief of Staff Directorate is in charge of plans and programs and coordinates staff work between the Directorates. The Directorate supervises the efficient use of resources and funds allocated to the IAF.

The Directorate plans and organizes the IAF's order of battle, defines the IAF's needs in terms of operation requirments and information, and sets priorities for their acquisition and development. It is responsible for the IAF's budgets, lays out the yearly and multi-year operational requirement plans, and represents the IAF in vis-a-vis the IDF Chief of General Staff, various government ministries and foreign governments.