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MOD Announcments

Defence secretary extends veterans housing offer

The Defence Secretary has extended the veteran’s housing offer, meaning that armed forces personnel can access military accommodation a year ... Read More

Programme CORTISONE – Notice of Request for Information Relating to a draft Statement of Requirement for an Integration Platform and Clinical Portal available through the CORTISONE Supplier Portal

Programme CORTISONE – Notice of Request for Information Relating to a draft Statement of Requirement for an Integration Platform and ... Read More

Programme CORTISONE– Notice of Request for Information Relating to a Draft Statement of Requirement for an Enterprise Master Patient Index and Healthcare Provider Directory

Programme CORTISONE– Notice of Request for Information Relating to a draft Statement of Requirement for an Enterprise Master Patient Index ... Read More

New rates of war pensions released by the government

The government has outlined its rates for war pensions and allowances from April 2019 in a new document. The new document ... Read More

Defence News UK and International

DPRTE 2019: The defence industry comes together in Farnborough

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre played host to Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) 2019 for the first ... Read More

Assessing the economic and financial standing of bidders under the DSPCR

Central government has recently come under criticism following the collapse of Carillion in January 2018. The criticism is related to the award of large public contracts to ... Read More

Get ready for DPRTE 2019 and join the defence discussion

Anticipation is building for DPRTE 2019 ahead of the UK’s premier defence procurement event of the year, taking place at Farnborough International ... Read More

Common Support Model (Land) - Briefing Note

The Common Support Model (Land) programme has been jointly initiated by Director Support in Army HQ (Maj Gen Gaunt) and ... Read More

Key Defence Insights

MOD shines the spotlight on Small Business Research Initiative

The Ministry of Defence Guide to Security and Defence 2019 gives readers insight into the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI). The ... Read More

MOD will spend more than £4 billion optimising military sites

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has revealed that 33 military sites across the UK will benefit from the £4 billion committed ... Read More

Key trends and contacts for defence and security suppliers

Have you ordered the Ministry of Defence supported ‘Guide to Defence & Security 2019’ yet? This publication, which includes key ... Read More

Common Support Model (Land) - Briefing Note

The Common Support Model (Land) programme has been jointly initiated by Director Support in Army HQ (Maj Gen Gaunt) and ... Read More

Featured Articles

DIO awards contract for housing and facilities management

DIO’s Future Defence Infrastructure Services (FDIS) has awarded a contract for housing and facilities management to Crown Commercial Service (CCS). The ... Read More

MOD launches £2m fund to develop counter drone technology

The MOD has launched a fund to find counter drone technology to combat hostile use of drones. The competition, run by ... Read More

DPRTE 2019: New venue, new opportunities as the defence community comes together in Farnborough

Defence Procurement, Research, Technology & Exportability (DPRTE) 2019 took place at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre on 28 March. The ... Read More

Construction begins on BRNC’S new gym facilities

Work on a new state-of-the-art Physical Training centre and gymnasium for Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) has formally start with ... Read More