Desider №85 2015
Год / месяц: 2015/7
Формат: PDF - 8.43 MB
Magazine of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)
Журнал министерства обороны Великобритании, посвящённый вооружению, техники и службам поддержки
08 Historic agreement with Front Line Commands
First-ever plans outlining the responsibilities of and relationship between DE&S and FLCs are jointly signed.
10 Ampthill a world class location
Work starts on a new £5.5million Warrior and Scout facility to manufacture turrets for armoured vehicles.
13 DE&S takes further steps on its Freedom to Change CDM maps out DE&S transformation changes and thanks staff as the organisation aims to be the best in the world at delivering defence acquisition.
14 Typhoon gets a Battle of Britain makeover
RAF unveils Typhoon fighter jet with WWII paint scheme to commemorate 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
16 F-35B fast jet testing on USS Wasp
The stealth fighter is put through its paces under the watchful eyes of DE&S staff in the latest stage of the programme’s development.
18 T23 programme success
Type 23 support programme reaches two important milestones as a new life extension programme gets underway.
21 DSEI 2015 preview 100 days out from the largest integrated defence and security exhibition in the world, a look at what to expect.
28 John Manzoni’s first townhall
The recently appointed Chief Executive of the Civil Service tells DE&S staff “people” are top of his priority list.
Final design trials for the new personal protection system take place on Salisbury Plain as the equipment heads into full production.
32 OPV and Mars Tanker
Steel is cut on the second of the Royal Navy’s three OPVs while there are further significant achievements in the Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) Tanker build.
36 Helicopter success
A critical milestone in providing the eyes and ears for the future Queen Elizabeth Class carriers is reached, as helicopter training also gets a further boost.
34 First Person
Chris Dell, Strategic Transport and Air To Air Refuelling project team leader, speaks to Desider about PFIs, seizing the day and his love of golf.
40 DE&S People
A round-up of news about people in DE&S, including a 60-second snapshot of a chosen member of staff.
46 Learning and development Information professionals and successful project managers lead the way in this month’s round up of learning and development in DE&S.