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Team Defence Information Bulletin - July 2021

Team Defence Information Bulletin - July 2021

Monthly round up of news from Team Defence Information in July

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Added: 13th July 2021

Listen to Podcast discussing the strategic implications of a low-carbon military

Listen to Podcast discussing the strategic implications of a low-carbon military

Listen to the podcast with Lord Deben, Chairman of the UK’s Committee on Climate Change and former Secretary of State for the Environment, Major General David Southall, the Army’s Director of Basing and Infrastructure, and Howard Lungley, Principal Consultant and Sustainability Lead at Frazer-Nash as they discuss "How can the Ministry of Defence take a long-term strategic approach to sustainability ..... and what role will transformation play in enabling the military to deliver on its net zero targets".

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Added: 7th July 2021

MOD Launches Heavy Lift Challenge Competitive Procurement Framework

MOD Launches Heavy Lift Challenge Competitive Procurement Framework

The MOD recently created the Heavy Lift Challenge (HLC) Framework (the Framework) in order to accelerate the development of a range of autonomous Heavy Lift Uncrewed Air Systems for use predominantly, but not exclusively, in the maritime domain.  more

Added: 30th June 2021

Defence Digital publishes the Sustainable Digital Technology and Services Strategic Approach 2021-25

Defence Digital publishes the Sustainable Digital Technology and Services Strategic Approach 2021-25

MOD Defence Digital has published the Sustainable Digital Technology and Services Strategic Approach which defines the digital sustainability goals and objectives that support Defence Plan Task 15 and Task 20.  more

Added: 30th June 2021

NZ50 - Carbon Reduction Plans Required for Major Government Contracts from September 2021

NZ50 - Carbon Reduction Plans Required for Major Government Contracts from September 2021

From September 2021, the UK Government will require suppliers bidding for major government contracts to commit to achieving Net Zero by 2050 and publish a ‘Carbon Reduction Plan’.  more

Added: 17th June 2021

TD6 Hybrid vehicle experiment assess future support Implications

TD6 Hybrid vehicle experiment assess future support Implications

On Wednesday 19 May 21 TDInfo visited Millbrook Proving Ground to see the Technical Demonstrator 6 hybridisation vehicles.

As part of Army’s investigations exploring future power in the battlefield the TD6 activity is implementing several hybrid electric design constructs and modifying three in-service protected mobility platforms. The trials plan is designed to validate or disprove the benefits, see figure, and inform future capability investment decisions across the Command.  more

Added: 14th June 2021

Team Defence Information Bulletin - June 2021

Team Defence Information Bulletin - June 2021

News of TD-Info activitites and events in June 2021   more

Added: 4th June 2021

MOD Launches the Digital Strategy for Defence

MOD Launches the Digital Strategy for Defence

On 27 May 2021 the MOD launched the Digital Strategy for Defence outlining how the Defence Digital Function will enable access to data by delivering a secure, singular, modern Digital Backbone.  more

Added: 28th May 2021

University of Southampton launch Defence and Security Mobility DTP Studentship

University of Southampton launch Defence and Security Mobility DTP Studentship

Do you want to influence the future direction of D&S or explore new or enhanced areas of research? Do you have experience of research in a professional context? Join the first cohort of the new and highly anticipated EPSRC DTP Mobility with thought-leaders at the University of Southampton (UoS) and start your journey.  more

Added: 13th July 2021