defence procurement

  1. E

    The Rapid Capabilities Office

    This new RAF procurement entity seems to be doing a lot of interesting things, and notably, getting them done. Launching an imagery intelligence satellite: Royal Air Force surveillance satellite launched into space (RCO role confirmed here: UK MoD Makes Permanent Rapid Capabilities Office)...
  2. dockers

    Breaking the Military Covenant – why British Servicemen are dying unnecessarily

    David Hill has written previously on this huge subject, in Their Greatest Disgrace – the campaign to clear the Chinook ZD576 pilots, and has another book titled Red 5 – an injustice, in the works. He has been a prominent campaigner since his retirement from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for...
  3. Cynical

    White Flag?

    This book does exactly what it says on the cover; it examines the state of the UK’s Armed Forces. The authors, one a Lord, former Conservative Party chairman and Privy Councillor the other a former political editor of The Sunday Times and The Daily Mail, clearly have formidable access to...