Digital Decision Making to Reduce Supply Chain Risk and Improve Resilience

University of Lincoln Brayford Way, Brayford Pool, Lincoln

The Integrated Review set out the Government’s current assessment of the major trends that will shape the national security and international environment to 2030. It described the changing nature and distribution of global power and a more competitive and multipolar world. Over the coming decade it identified overarching trends important to the UK and the […]

Fuel Transformation Programme Industry Event

Following the Fuel Transformation Programme Outline Business Case approval, an industry event is planned for 28th June 2022 at which the Authority will share an update and brief on progress. The Authority will also set out how it intends to engage with industry in the run up to submission of its Full Business Case. The […]

High Value Manufacturing Centre of Expertise (CoE)

University of Sheffield AMRC Advanced Manufacturing Park, Wallis Way, Catcliffe, Rotherham, United Kingdom

High Value Manufacturing (HVM) has the potential to transform DE&S acquisition and the provision of support. Future Capability Group are establishing a HVM Centre of Expertise (CoE) and working through the TD-Info Open Innovation Laboratories (OIL) are looking to engage with industry and academia. This first event will open discussion to help shape the COE […]

Call to Action: Engineering Support – Digital Inspection RFI

This task will assist the EST team in evaluating the range of use cases and technologies that utilise digital scanning capabilities for inspection maintenance and creation of digitised engineering drawings. This will help inform prioritised investment and development of policy for digital engineering and inspection.

Operational Infrastructure and the drive for Self-Sustainment

Royal Engineer Museum Prince Arthur Road, Gillingham, United Kingdom

Venue: Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham The Event: The Institution of Royal Engineers and Team Defence Information are pleased to announce the “Operational Infrastructure and the Drive for Self-sustainment” conference on 26th/27th September at the Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham which is the Present and Historic home of military engineering. The Challenge: The conference seeks to analyse […]

TD-Info Futures: Low Carbon Bases Workshop

Frazer-Nash Consultancy Narrow Quay House,, Bristol, United Kingdom

This will be the first working group under the new Def Sp focus areas. This event explores one of the Sustainable Support Strategy themes and will help inform future experimentation in low carbon deployments. The hypothesis for the workshop is: ‘Intelligent operational base designs will reduce energy demand which when matched with smart grids and alternative energy solutions will provide assured resilient supply with a significantly reduced logistic and carbon footprint’

Fuels Service Delivery (FSD) Industry Briefing Event

The Fuels Transformation Programme (FTP) achieved Outline Business Case (OBC) approval in Mar-2022. Based on the concepts of capability management and driven by data, FTP will take full advantage of innovation to improve the agility and responsiveness of the Defence Fuel Enterprise (DFE). FTP is tasked to: Develop the high-level concept to transform the DFE […]

FCG OpEn COI Hydrogen Network Event

Rolls Royce Gipsy Patch Ln,, Little Stoke, Filton,, Bristol, United Kingdom

In its energy transition Defence is  approaching a crossroads and the Future Capability Group (FCG) Operational Energy (OpEn) Community of Interest (COI) provides a mechanism for Defence sector engagement exploring potential energy vectors. This event at Rolls Royce Filton on the 16 November will investigate cross sector advances in hydrogen generation, storage, distribution and application […]

Def Sp – Future Supply Chain Workshop

Wincanton Innovation Centre Mitchell Road, Corby, United Kingdom

General The Support Operating Concept creates a vision of the future supply chain.  At this event hosted at the Wincanton Innovation Centre we will consider the role of technologies such as AMR, warehouse digital twins, advanced manufacturing, internet of things, end to end visibility and data science in transforming the future defence supply chain. The […]


The Future Capability Group (FCG) Open Innovation Laboratories (OIL) Additive Manufacture Hack will take place on the 3 & 4 April 23. We recently held a launch and network event the details of which are here: Additive Manufacturing Hack Launch and Networking 9 February 2023 Even if you did not attend the launch event it […]