The Ministry of Defence Communication Unit

The unit provides support both to the Minister and senior staff, both political and administrative, and to the Chief of Defence. The spokesman function is performed by separate spokesmen for the Minister of Defence and the Chief of Defence.

The Ministry of Defence Communication Unit is organised as a separate staff element under the Secretary General. The unit is responsible for coordination with other defence-related communication activities including the Norwegian Defence Media Centre and the magazine “F”. The unit is also responsible for information-related cooperation with other agencies within the Defence sector. The unit is “double hatted” in that it provides support both to the Minister and senior staff, both political and administrative, and to the Chief of Defence.

The spokesman function is performed by separate spokesmen for the Minister of Defence and the Chief of Defence.