An allied adaptation
As he departs from NATO this week, Secretary General, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer explains why a new strategic concept is essential especially for operations in Afghanistan.
Budget vs. rebuild
Defence spending: national goal or political football? SBAC's Director of Aerospace Defence and Homeland Security Derek Marshall ponders the question.
Tony Brown, Head of the Defence Industry Group at the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), considers how to ensure the interests of stakeholders are represented in defence
A systematic approach
Peter Stuttard, Managing Director of AspÓre Consulting Limited, explains how systems engineering is being used to increase availability of aircraft like the Puma helicopter and reduce through life management costs
Substance and clarity
Defence Management Journal looks at how MoD science and technology director Paul Stein is establishing the Defence Technology Plan in order to provide cutting edge kit for the battlefield
David Finlay, the National Audit Office's Director of PFI Development, reflects on the lessons of the NAO's recent report on the MoD's PFI projects