Chief of Defense Staff (Ikonia)
|Chief of Defense Staff|
Flag of Armed Forces of Ikonia
|Armed Forces of Ikonia|
|Formation||10 January 2019|
|First holder||Kareem Risha (was never enlisted in the army, de facto)|
|Part of a series on the|
|Military history of Ikonia|
|His Majesty's Army (HMCOM)|
His Majesty's Navy (HMM, HMMB, HMCG)
His Majesty's Air Force
|Navy • Army|
|CINC • CDS • HSA • SO|
The Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) is the first most senior member of the Armed Forces of Ikonia, and the professional head of His Majesty's Army having primary responsibility for command, control, and administration of the air force, as well as military strategy, plans, and requirements. The position is usually held by a Lt. Gen or higher in His Majesty's Army. The current CDS, since 2 May 2019, is Lt. Gen Hayden Ford.
The rank insignia of the CGS is of a cadet in His Majesty's Army.