Desider №87 2015


Год / месяц: 2015/9
Номер: 87
Страниц: 57
Язык: English
Формат: PDF 6.77 MB

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

08 Secretary of State thanks DE&S for hard work
Michael Fallon praises staff and addresses the Defence budget and the SDSR in a Town Hall session at Abbey Wood.
10 2015 Tom Nevard competition
The event tests engineering skills in the biggest gathering of craft and technician apprentices in the  defence community.
12 A glance into the future of maritime UAS potential
A project managed by the DE&S Technology Office tests an optionally piloted helicopter to assess the impact of bringing Rotary Wing UASs into service.
14 Director Land Equipment opens new combat vehicle facility
A milestone in BAE’s investment programme that demonstrates its commitment to the future and to the support of the Armed Forces.
16 Scout ‘looking good’ with latest sighting contract
The Defence Secretary announces a £125m deal that will support 40 highly skilled jobs in Scotland.
18 200th F-35 Lightning II rear fuselage roles off the production line
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visits the north west home of UK F-35 manufacturing
20 Portsmouth Naval Base makes ready for the
Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers
Infrastructure works are underway with a £100m investment to accommodate HMS Queen Elizabeth and
HMS Prince of Wales.
23 Largest carrier block ever built in the UK moves to Rosyth
Babcock’s Carrier assembly facility welcomes the centre
aft section of HMS Prince of Wales.
27 Artful arrives at her new home on the Clyde
The third Astute Class attack submarine reaches HMNB
Clyde on time after having sailed from Barrow-in-Furness the previous week.
32 Graduates share ideas at summer conference
The Nuclear Graduates Forum celebrates this year’s achievements and provides a unique engagement and interaction opportunity.
06 Director Technical talks about DE&S Transformation
34 Major players from defence at DSEi 2015
The Secretary of State, Ministers and MOD service chiefs attend the major Defence and Security event at the ExCel
Centre in London.
36 Lynx puts on a light show
A helicopter illuminates the Indian Ocean with her decoy flares in an exercise to promote maritime security.
38 DE&S @ Brize Norton
Not all of the vital work takes place at Abbey Wood.
DESider visits the Voyager Project Team and the Airborne
Equipment Branch.

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