Desider №88 2015


Год / месяц: 2015/10
Номер: 88
Страниц: 40
Язык: English
Формат: PDF - 5 MB

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

06 Director Transformation talks about DE&S
Transformation and his career
08 New RAF intelligence aircraft arrives in UK seven months early
The second of three specialist surveillance aircraft incorporates over 60 improvements and will soon be deployable on operations.
12 A look back at DSEI
Michael Fallon, Philip Dunne and Sir Bernard Gray, as well as other DE&S representatives, attend the four day event at the ExCel centre in London.
14 Atlas ready for worldwide operations £2.75 billion A400M programme has achieved its In-Service Date.
15 £300m ASRAAM contract award
Boost for RAF as MOD reveals that MBDA(UK) will sustain the key air-to-air missile for the next eight years.
16 Merlin Mk2, has achieved Full Operating
Capability (FOC), on time and under budget
Key milestone is achieved with the delivery of 24 helicopters to the Royal Navy.
18 Scout SV renamed AJAX
The 38 tonne platform will be the ‘eyes and ears’ of the
British Army on the battlefields of the future.
18 Surveillance and intelligence systems contracts announced
The Black Hornet and the Desert Hawk 3, used during operations in Afghanistan to protect the troops on the ground become core programmes.
19 Updated Type 26 Global Combat Ship
designs revealed
The replacement of the Type 23 will have a strong Anti-
Submarine Warfare pedigree and weapons systems with a range of capabilities.
20 The smart future of Army equipment
A glance into the futuristic kit for the 2020 British soldier: sensor-laden body armour, a smart watch and smart glasses.
22 Royal Navy frigates demonstrate powerful array of firepower
All five weapons in HMS Iron Duke were tested in just one day- a spectacular sight.

24 DE&S team removes oil from WWII sunk tanker
The Salvage and Marine Operations (SALMO) team has just returned from the island of St Helena after successfully completing a major marine and environmental operation
26 10 years getting more for less
The DE&S C-Vehicle Private Finance Initiative has reached its 10th anniversary proving value for money and being considered a success.
28 DE&S @ Yeovil
Desider visited AgustaWestland in Yeovil where DE&S helicopter support teams are based to learn about how our organisation works across the UK and not just in Bristol.

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