DMJ's Anthony Hall explores the challenges faced by GSV IPT in meeting urgent operational requirements, looking at some of its current programmes and priorities
Ready to roll
Nigel Gilhead from the MoD's SUV IPT talks to Defence Management about the challenges the project faces in the current procurement and operational requirement.
A fine balance
Dr Emma Sparks, from the Department of Engineering Systems and Management at Cranfield University, discusses how accountability for defective equipment could affect procurement.
Armoured for success
The Mastiff 2 will provide better protection for troops in operations and serves as a reminder of how successful defence procurement can be for everyone involved when it is clear who needs what and when.
Survival of the fittest
While UORs must be met, procuring adaptable defence platforms is the best way to protect our armed forces, argues shadow defence minister Gerald Howarth MP.
Grand Challenge, grand victory for MoD
The Grand Challenge was a spectacular display of robotics and teamwork. It also demonstrated just how much the MoD will benefit on the battlefield from these types of projects writes Patrick Macgill.
Manoeuvres in removal
Heavy Equipment Transporters have proved to be a crucial aspect in recent combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Defence Management examines the vital role they are playing.
A FRES-h approach
Considering the commerciality of through life aspects of support is crucial to structuring an effective, value for money FRES procurement, believes Ernst & Young's Christopher Dabrowski.
Reflecting on the previous years' offerings, Matthew D'Arcy spoke to senior MoD stakeholders to gain insights into DVD 2008.
Day of the Jackal
Steve O'Leary, specialist vehicles programme manager at SUV IPT, and Paul Parnell, equipment programmes director at Babcock Marine, summarise the development of a new MWMIK vehicle.
The WFLIP dilemma
Anthony G Williams considers the options following recent testing of the Warrior Fightability and Lethality Improvement Programme, and emphasises how crucial the decision is for future projects.
Getting the best out of Bulldog
As FRES delivery awaits, DMJ looks at how existing capabilities in armoured vehicles are being adapted and upgraded to effectively equip the Armed Forces in the interim.
It is a most impressive magazine, a view shared by Rear Admiral Simon Goodall. He is keen that we are seen to be taking a lead in defence individual training and education, and wishes to retain the link we have established with you.
Lieutenant Colonel A Munro, DG Training and Education, MoD