The resistance in MRAP
Defence Management Journal explores how the procurement of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles, led by General Michael Brogan, is progressing towards protecting US troops in theatre.
A FRESh decision for the MoD
The utility vehicle design for FRES was awarded to the Piranha 5 from General Dynamics in one of the most drawn out and contested defence contracts in recent memory. Now the MoD has to make it work.
As vehicle platform specifications continue to change at pace, HQ Land Command's Lt Col Richard Young advocates the importance of growth potential in the procurement criteria for operational vehicles.
Mastiff the protector
Editor Matthew D'Arcy gives an overview of the Protected Patrol Vehicle protecting the lives of soldiers, providing a vital asset for the Armed Forces and an example of efficiency in procurement.
Moin Chowdhury, Aerospace & Defence Research Manager at Frost & Sullivan, outlines the importance and methods of countering mobility kill in modern battlefields.
Living up to reputation
Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) champions the success of the Viking, the all-terrain vehicle currently providing mobility and flexibility to the Royal Marines
Editor Matthew D'Arcy sets out the importance of adaptability when engineering military vehicles to meet urgent operational requirements and future capability needs
Replacing the Rarden
Christopher Dabrowski, Senior Consultant at Ernst & Young, identifies the principal issues for the MOD to address when buying equipment that has a significant bearing on future military capability.
FRES: drive and deliver
As a fundamental programme for British Army battlespace, Managing Director of Defence Systems at Atkins Simon Moon comments on the benefits being realised through the Future Rapid Effect System.
A cornerstone of combat
Iain Watt, Assistant Project Director, Land 907 Main Battle Tank Replacement Project, reviews the importance of Australia's now operational new tanks, and how they came into being.
A timely success?
Editor Matthew D'Arcy reflects on the progress of the Future Rapid Effects System so far, and on the milestone choices that the MOD must make in order to deliver the programme on schedule.
Steering towards success
Speaking to Editor Matthew D'Arcy, SUV IPT Leader Nigel Gilhead describes the progress being made on the recent MWMIK acquisition.
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Lieutenant Colonel A Munro, DG Training and Education, MoD