Working Groups 


Discussion group involving MOD, Industry and representation from THE CMMC Center of Excellence identifying issues and putting forward solutions to accomodate the attainment and maintenance of new US DoD Supply Chain Certification requirements.  

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Committee for Automatic Testing Systems for Defence

To Optimise test systems and test programmes used to support equipment across Defence. This committee is a forum that allows MOD and industry to co-operate to their mutual advantage, working and agreeing on best practices associated with Automatic Test Systems (ATS) and providing a coherent input into the IEEE SCC20 standards. (Chair is the MOD Delegated Representative to the IEEE SCC20) Attendees from MOD, DECA, Industry instrument and system suppliers, UK and foreign.

Commodity Usage Partnership & Assurance

A community assurance approach for commodity product and services. Creating a ‘Which?’ style approach to reduce the cost and risk of commodity service/software acquisition. Eventually helping to secure the digital backbone through a network of SME assessors. Owned by UKCeB, chaired by MOD, but covering cross-government stakeholders.

Defence Standard 00-600

Def Stan 00-600 is the Integrated Logistic Support Requirements for MOD Projects. It describes the overall context of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) in the MOD and provides a guidance framework in which to contract for ILS in the procurement and in-service support of Defence products.

Forecasting & Resource Planning (F&RP)

A Forecasting & Resource Planning (F&RP) Working Group to help co-ordinate practical aspects of this MOD/Industry collaboration.

Microsoft 365 Working Group

Working with MOD, Microsoft and Team Defence to ensure secure configuration and exploitation of O365 tools.

Multi Domain Integration

A new MOD/ TD-Info working group is proposed to engage the Private Sector, (Industry and Academic) inputs into helping deliver the MOD Multi Domain Integration concept and change programme. The group is sponsored by Maj Gen Robin Anderton Brown in Strategic Command.

Joint Obsolescence Management Working Group

Forum for Team Defence to discuss and promulgate existing and developing Policy, Advice and Guidance on Obsolescence Management matters.

Software Enabled Defence Working Group

A strategic and disruptive MOD/Industry engagement and influence programme, assisting the MOD to exploit digital and software solutions to support the needs of Operational Constant Compeition.

Trading Forum

To support and drive the successful implementation and exploitation of Digital Procurement between MOD and it’s Trading Partner community, through the adoption of best practice processes and technologies.

We have a number of “Working Groups” established to advance the mutual knowledge and understanding of a specific topic that is timely, defined, and relevant to Industry and MOD. 

Each Working Group provides the focus for an area of innovative research and development invariably leading to the definition of mutually agreed standards, publication of a White Paper, or initiation of a collaborative Industry/MOD Project. 


Information on all sector-relevant events, run by TDI and other organisations.

Information Security Forum

The purpose of the Information Security Forum (ISF) is to provide better ways of working securely across Team Defence by identifying key issues and agreeing on common approaches to resolution by sharing good practice, collaborating on accreditation standards,...


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Role of APIs in Accelerating Capability Development

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