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MOD Announcments

Programme CORTISONE Industry Day – 28 January 2019

Date: 28 January 2019 Time: 13:00-17:00 Venue: techUK, 10 Bride Street, LONDON EC4A 4AD This announcement invites suppliers to register for a CORTISONE ... Read More

Programme Cortisone: Notice of Request for Information Relating to a Draft Statement of Requirement for Design, Develop and Deliver Services

This announcement invites interested suppliers to request access to the draft Statement of Requirement for Design, Develop and Deliver Services ... Read More

Counter-Explosive Ordnance Industry Briefing, 6 February 2019

Date: 6 February 2019 Venue: MOD Main Building, Whitehall, London The threat posed by Explosive Ordnance (EO) will continue to feature heavily ... Read More

The Battlefield and Tactical Communications & Information Systems (BATCIS) Industry Briefing Day, 19 December 2018

Date:  19th December 2018 Times:  1000hrs – 1300hrs Venue:  10 St Bride Street, London EC4A 4AD The BATCIS team will be providing an update on ... Read More

Defence News UK and International

Digital transformation: where are the chinks in your armour?

This year’s data spillage at the US Marine Corps Forces Reserve, which laid bare personal details of 21,000 marines, sailors ... Read More

Taking up the challenge: DASA innovating people in defence

The search for innovation dominates the defence industry as the Ministry of Defence seeks to leverage potential game-changing advantages on the ... Read More

Data-driven defence

Data is a critical asset for military organisations, but this data is only valuable if used effectively. With this in ... Read More

FNH UK: a Long-Term Partner for British Defence Forces

FNH UK is the UK-based subsidiary of FN Herstal, a name synonymous with excellence and global leadership, backed up by ... Read More

Key Defence Insights

MOD partners with innovative firms to prepare for the “modern battlefield”

Millions of pounds have been allocated to defence firms to boost the MOD’s capability on the “modern battlefield.” The MOD and ... Read More

Be a cyber secure link in the MOD supply chain

Going into 2019, it is important for your business to assess the changes you need to make to become cyber ... Read More

Defence Procurement Minister praises suppliers from Yorkshire during a visit to Huddersfield

  Last week, Defence Procurement Minister Stuart Andrew visited Yorkshire to meet with a range of companies that are currently working ... Read More

MOD procurement opportunities outlined in the latest: “Doing business with defence”

  Over the next decade, the Ministry of Defence is committed to spending over £178Bn on equipment and support. Learn more about ... Read More

Featured Articles

Space technology and defence: Who is leading whom?

Alexandra Stickings, Research Analyst, Space Policy and Security at RUSI, examines the challenges of integrating space technology into the defence realm.  Given some of ... Read More

Dstl encourages science and technology specialists back to work

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is encouraging science and technology specialists back to work via a successful pilot ... Read More

Three shipbuilders shortlisted for Type 31e competition

Three shipbuilders have been shortlisted to build five new Type 31e frigates on behalf of the Royal Navy, Defence Minister ... Read More

Typhoons launch for the first time with the Meteor Air-to-Air missile

RAF Typhoons have launched from RAF Lossiemouth for the first time with the Meteor Air-to-Air missile in defence of UK ... Read More