Army Operational Command (Denmark)

Army Operational Command (Danish: Hærens Operative Kommando), short "HOK", was the Danish Army's top authority. It is a Level.II command authority, directly under the Defence Command. HOK was formed on 1 January 1991.

Army Operational Command
Hærens Operative Kommando
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Coat of Arms of HOK
Active1 January 1991 - 1 October 2014
Country Denmark
Branch Royal Danish Army
Size190 civilian & military
Part ofMinistry of Defence
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Chief HOKMajor General Poul Kiærskou

The origin of HOK can be traced back to 1808, with the forming of the General staff. Initially located in Aarhus, 1 August 1993 it had its headquarters in Karup, Denmark.

Due to the recent Defence agreement 2005-2009 many changes are currently in the process of being implemented, so the following subordinated list might not be fully complete or fully accurate. Directly subordinated is the following Level.III authorities.

Subordinated Level.III authoritiesEdit




Recent disbanded structures (since 2000)Edit

Previous disbanded structures (since 1995)Edit

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