About us

What we do

We provide the foundation and supporting framework for successful operations, by ensuring joint capabilities, like medical services, training, intelligence, information systems and cyber-operations, are developed and managed. We also provide the command and control for overseas defence operations.


We are responsible for making sure that:

  • joint forces are prepared for operations
  • joint capabilities are developed in a coordinated way and that investments make sense
  • joint activity is improved through concepts, education and training and applying lessons

Who we are

The Commander of Joint Forces Command is General Sir Chris Deverell KCB MBE. Our HQ is in Northwood and the command is represented at sites across the UK.

We are made up of the following organisations:

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