Air Member for Materiel

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The Air Member for Materiel is the senior Royal Air Force officer responsible for procurement matters: he is a member of the Air Force Board.[1] He is in charge of all aspects of procurement and organisation for RAF regular, reserve and civilian staffs worldwide.

History[edit]

The post which was created in 1923 was originally known as the Air Member for Supply and Research; it was renamed Air Member for Supply and Organisation in 1936 and Air Member for Logistics in 1994.[2] Since 2007 it has been the Air Member for Materiel.[2]

Holders of the post[edit]

Holders of the post have included:[1][2]
Air Member for Supply and Research

Air Member for Supply and Organisation

Air Member for Logistics

Note: From 1999 to 2004 the post was vacant

Air Member for Materiel

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrass, M. B. "Air Council Appointments". Air of Authority – A History of RAF Organisation. 
  2. ^ a b c Mackie, Colin. "Senior Royal Air Force Appointments" (PDF). gulabin.com.