The Israeli Planning Directorate is the central body in the Israel Defense Forces' General Staff which deals with strategic and tactical planning, the building of military forces, and military organization. It also serves as a planning body for the Ministry of Defense, and represents the IDF in various related fields to the Minister of Defense. It consists of the Planning Division, the Strategic Planning and tactical Relations Division, the Centre for Systems Analysis, and the Infrastructure and Organization Division. It is currently headed by Aluf Amir Abulafia (he).
On February 2020, Ramatkal Aviv Kochavi announced that the Planning Directorate will be dissolved. The strategic wing of the Planning Directorate is expected to be absorbed by the Operations Directorate.
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- "Ramatkal Kochavi decided: the Planning Directorate will be dissolved" (Hebrew), Yisrael Hayom, February 10, 2020.