The Department of Defence Policy and Long Term Planning
Major General Odd Harald Hagen
The Department of Defence Policy and Long Term Planning is responsible for strategic analysis, the development of long-term defence policy and overall planning for the defence sector.
This entails the responsibility for the follow-up and analysis of fundamental development trends of relevance to the defence sector, the development of a unified overall long-term policy in areas bearing on developments in defence, providing superior guidelines for information technology development as well as the development of defence policy aims and tasks. The department is furthermore responsible for defence investments up until the investment decision is being made.