Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia
Načelnik Glavnog stožera Oružanih snaga Republike Hrvatske
Coat of Arms
Incumbent
General Mirko Šundov

since 1 March 2016
Ministry of Defence
Member of General Staff
Reports to President of Croatia
Appointer Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
President of Croatia
Formation 21 September 1991
First holder General of the Army Anton Tus
Deputy Major General Drago Matanović

The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia (Croatian: Načelnik Glavnog stožera Oružanih snaga Republike Hrvatske) is the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Croatia. He is appointed by the President of Croatia, who is the commander-in-chief. The current Chief of the General Staff is Lieutenant General Mirko Šundov.

List of chiefs of the general staff

Chief of the General StaffTook officeLeft officeTime in officeDefence branch
1
Tus, AntonGeneral of the Army
Anton Tus
(born 1931)
[lower-alpha 1]
21 September 199120 November 19921 year, 60 days
Air Force
2
Bobetko, JankoGeneral of the Army
Janko Bobetko
(1919–2003)
[lower-alpha 2]
20 November 199215 July 19952 years, 237 days
Army
3
Červenko, ZvonimirGeneral of the Army
Zvonimir Červenko
(1926–2001)
[lower-alpha 3]
15 July 199511 November 19961 year, 119 days
Army
4
Miljavac, PavaoGeneral
Pavao Miljavac
(born 1953)
[lower-alpha 4]
11 November 199614 October 19981 year, 337 days
Army
5
Domazet-Lošo, DavorAdmiral
Davor Domazet-Lošo
(born 1948)
14 October 199810 March 20001 year, 148 days
Navy
6
Stipetić, PetarGeneral of the Army
Petar Stipetić
(1937–2018)
10 March 200030 December 20022 years, 295 days
Army
7
Lucić, JosipGeneral
Josip Lucić
(born 1957)
30 December 200216 January 20085 years, 17 days
Army
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Barić, SlavkoLieutenant General
Slavko Barić
(born 1957)
Acting
16 January 200828 February 200843 days
Army
7
Lucić, JosipGeneral
Josip Lucić
(born 1957)
28 February 20081 March 20113 years, 1 day
Army
8
Lovrić, DragoGeneral
Drago Lovrić
(born 1961)
1 March 20111 March 20165 years, 0 days
Army
9
Šundov, MirkoGeneral
Mirko Šundov
(born 1962)
1 March 2016Incumbent2 years, 183 days
Army

Notes

  1. Previously served as the last commander of the Yugoslav Air Force from 1985 to 1991.
  2. Served during the Operation Flash (1–3 May 1995).
  3. Served during the Operation Storm (4–7 August 1995).
  4. Afterwards served as the Minister of Defence from 1998 to 2000.

See also

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