Desider №83 2015


Год / месяц: 2015/5
Номер: 83
Страниц: 60
Язык: English
Формат: PDF - 9.26 MB

Magazine of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)
Журнал министерства обороны Великобритании, посвящённый вооружению, техники и службам поддержки

11 New DE&S chief welcomes ‘chance to serve’ Tony Douglas has described his appointment as Chief Executive of DE&S as a chance to serve his country
16 New green generators for RN Minehunter A Royal Navyminehunter has received new generators as part of a support period in Bahrain, a first for DE&S and contractors Babcock
18 Another £285 million invested in Successor
Design work for the Royal Navy’s next generation nuclear deterrent submarines continues with another announcement of investment
19 New hearing protection arriving this summer
Sophisticated hearing protection will be provided for UK troops on overseas operations and local training under three contracts for new earplugs
20 New Merlin support
The latest helicopter support arrangements signed by DE&S has been hailed as an example of the flexibility of support to UK Forces
22 Naval refit: new RN uniforms launched
Sailors on board HMS Lancaster are the first to wear the Royal Navy’s newly-designed uniforms
26 Sutherland back at sea after 13-month refit
Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland has sailed for the first time after a major refit with her captain praising the partnership of organisations which successfully completed the work
32 Helicopters for the future
DE&S is providing one of the most capable and advanced helicopter fleets in the world, with enhanced capability going on show at RAF Benson
34 The perfect package – get it right first time!
Packaging military equipment is serious business for DE&S, a complex and vital process for small items up to spare parts for ships and submarines
36 UK munitions transformation – job done!
DE&S’ long-term partnering agreement has seen upgrading of ammunition factories
38 Making the most of a virtual world
Training and education for soldiers in the land environment is facing revolutionary change
40 Carrier updates
Latest progress on the building of Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales
44 21st century mine hunting
New contracts will demonstrate a fresh approach to clearing sea mines to keep the Royal Navy safe
46 Training to succeed
The UK Military Flying Training System is approaching 44 major milestones

48 First Person
Tony Graham, DE&S’ outgoing Director Ships, gives his perspective on his time at DE&S, the highlights of his career and his favourite ways of relaxing away from work
53 DE&S People
A round-up of news about people in DE&S, including a 60-second snapshot of a chosen member of staff
56 Learning and development
Safety, technology innovation and reform of acquisition lead the agenda at events to improve professionalism in DE&S

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