Organisation and Structure

ORGANISATION  

The AFZ, along with the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), form the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF).  His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe is the Commander-in-Chief of the ZDF. The ZDF falls under the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

AFZ COMMAND STRUCTURE

The AFZ is structured in such a way as to enable it to fulfill its primary role of defending the country’s airspace and sovereignty.  The AFZ is a versatile organization employing a number of professionals besides the pilots who fulfill the core-business of the AFZ, which is defending Zimbabwe’s airspace.

There are two main branches that make up the AFZ, namely Operations and Supporting Services.  Each branch has a number of directorates under it.

Command Hierarchy

Commander AFZ

Air Marshal E Moyo

Chief of Staff Operations

Air Vice Marshal B Chingono

Chief of Staff Supporting Services

Air Vice Marshal J J Nzvede