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. The group will explore MDI challenges and opportunities through regular workshops, starting with: >Exploring the IR, DCP and DSIS from an MDI Perspective – June/July 21 >Exploring the Capability Management Strategy 2021, once in releasable draft form.

Supportability Modelling and Analysis Working Group

A working group that seeks to identify and promulgate good practice in life cycle cost modelling across the UK Defence sector and contribute to the realisation of the DSCM vision.

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.

High Value Manufacturing Centre of Expertise (CoE)

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...

Data Exploitation in Defence : Powered by Tableau

“Our ambition to ‘unleash the power of data’ is stronger than ever. Our future will be shaped by how we protect and exploit Defence’s assets. Data will become our second most important asset only behind our People. This is the clear intent of our Data...


News and blogs to keep you in the know. 

Support to Ukraine Innovation Fund

Defence Ministers are calling on UK industry to accelerate the development of equipment for the Ukrainian armed forces, launching a £25 million campaign fund for the design and delivery of equipment to the country across the coming months. The competition will be...

Team Defence Information Bulletin – May 2022

Introduction from our Managing Director, Phil Williams Hello TD-Info World As the year races on apace and our gaze is still hard fast on Ukraine, we reflected at SupportNET 22 with MP and Minister for Defence Procurement, Jeremy Quinn, and Lt General Richard Wardlaw...