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News: Defence procurement is an inherently governmental function and questions remain over proposed reform of DE&S 4 Oct 2013
The UK government’s proposal to outsource more than 40 per cent of the MoD budget to private contractors – the so-called government-owned, contractor-operated (GOCO) option for Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) – is moving in the opposite direction to the US, whose experience of placing more procurement functions with private sector results in higher rather than lower costs, states new RUSI briefing paper. Defence Management UK Europe
European Union Analysis: German Joint Venture Signals Big Changes in European Defence Industrial Base 2 Oct 2013 by Dr Henrik Heidenkamp
Last week, the German automobile parts and military equip­ment manufacturer Rheinmetall announced a joint venture with German industrial services provider Ferrostaal. The arrangement sheds light on how the European defence industrial base is significantly diversifying. Defence Management Germany Europe
British Procurement Analysis: The UK’s Defence Growth Partnership: Refocusing the Relationship Between the Private Sector and Government 30 Sep 2013 by Professor Trevor Taylor
The first report of the UK government’s ‘Defence Growth Partnership’ is aimed at addressing barriers to growth for the defence industry. With on going austerity measures in UK defence, the focus will have to be on export opportunities abroad. Defence Management Defence Policy Equipment and Acquisitions UK Defence UK Europe
RUSI Defence Systems: Getting the Most out of Open Innovation: The Challenge for Defence 19 Sep 2013
Dr Andrew James, Senior Lecturer in Science and Technology Policy and Management at Manchester Business School argues that the traditional closed model of defence innovation is broken and a new era of open innovation beckons, placing a strong emphasis on a closer relationship between government, industry, universities and non-traditional sources of research and technology Equipment and Acquisitions UK Defence Defence Management Defence Policy Technology
RUSI Defence Systems: “It’s the Economy, Stupid!” 19 Sep 2013 by Dr John Louth
Dr John Louth, Senior Research Fellow and Director, Defence, Industries and Society at RUSI, argues that despite the defence industry’s seemingly small size it remains a strategic asset that should be protected for more than just reasons of national defence UK Defence Equipment and Acquisitions Defence Spending Defence Management
House of Commons Analysis: A Parliamentary Benchmark for UK Defence Acquisition Policy 5 Feb 2013 by Dr Henrik Heidenkamp
For many years, British defence acquisition has been mired in problems and controversy. Now, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee has issued a new report, generating a coherent target list and creating a parliamentary benchmark for defence acquisition policy. UK Europe Defence Management
Indian Flag 2 Analysis: The Implementation of India's Defence Offset Policy 31 Jan 2013 by Dr Joanna Spear
India's defence markets become ever more lucrative as the country propels itself to superpower status. However, if India wishes to use offsets to create a strong indigenous defence industry, it needs to foster a transparent and streamlined regulatory environment. Defence Management India Central and South Asia
The BAE Systems-EADS Merger: Why Did It Fail? Videos: The BAE Systems-EADS Merger: Why Did It Fail? 12 Oct 2012 by Dr John Louth
Dr John Louth, Deputy Director of the Defence, Industries and Societies Programme assesses the failure of the merger between two of Europe's leading defence companies. Defence Management Defence Policy UK Europe France Germany
RUSI Defence Systems: The UK and the Joint Strike Fighter: An Acquisition Programme in Crisis? 18 Sep 2012
Peter D Antill and Pete Ito examine the progress of the F-35 programme and suggest that the UK Government still has some difficult decisions to make in the future Aerospace Defence Management
RUSI Defence Systems: The Defence Industrial Knowledge Base: The Core Capability? 18 Sep 2012 by Dr John Louth
Dr John Louth considers the contention by Peter Luff, minister for defence equipment and support, that there is no longer the need to think in terms of a domestic defence industrial base Defence Management UK Europe
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