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Chief of Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance

Chief of Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance
Incumbent
Air Marshal Leon Phillips
since 8 May 2023
Department of Defence
AbbreviationCGWEO
Member ofAustralian Defence Force
Reports toChief of the Defence Force
Formation8 May 2023
First holderAir Marshal Leon Phillips
WebsiteOfficial website

The Chief of Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance (CGWEO) is a three-star role within the Australian Defence Force (ADF), responsible for guided weapons and explosive ordnance used by the Australian Defence Force.

In 2023, after the release of the Defence Strategic Review and a recommendation to consolidate the ADF's guided weapons and explosive ordnance (GWEO) across the services, leading to the creation of the Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance Group (GWEOG), and the appointment of Air Marshal Leon Phillips, OAM as its head. This moved the responsibility of acquisition and sustainment of Explosive Materiel within the ADF from the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group.[1]

Chiefs of Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnancee

The following list chronologically records those who have held the post of CGWEO, with rank and honours as at the completion of the individual's term.

Rank Name Postnominals Term began Term ended
Air Marshal Leon Phillips OAM 8 May 2023 Incumbent[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance Enterprise". Department of Defence. Retrieved 11 April 2024.
  2. ^ "Chief of Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance". Department of Defence. Retrieved 11 April 2024.
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