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UK Ministry of Defence - Articles and news items

NATS and MoD agree revised contract terms to enable greater investment in new technology

Airport news  •  8 October 2014  •  NATS

NATS and the Ministry of Defence have agreed a deal that will see UK military air traffic controllers equipped with the latest generation of controlling tools...

Defence vehicle procurement: striking a balance

Issue 4 2010  •  9 August 2010  •  Ross Martin, Head of Airfield Vehicles 2 – Armament GSE, United Kingdom Ministry of Defence, Defence Equipment & Support, Air Commodities Project Team

Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) is the name of the merged procurement and Support organisation within the UK Ministry of Defence. It came into being in early 2007, bringing together the Defence Procurement Agency (DPA) and the Defence Logistics Organisation (DLO) under the leadership of Sir Kevin O’Donoghue as the first Chief of Defence Material.DE&S is charged with providing the UK’s armed forces with its equipment and support services. It has an annual expenditure of £13 billion, which equates to 43% of the UK Defence budget. It operates from a variety of sites across the UK and further afield, but its main headquarters are located in Abbey Wood, Bristol, South West England.


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