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Cornerstones of UK’s national security “being undermined” warns JCNSS

The cornerstones of the UK’s national security are being undermined as the Government fails to keep pace with challenges to the UK’s position as a global security actor amid fast-changing security threats, warns the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS). In...
Posted On 03 Sep 2019
Adrian Belton
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Adrian Belton named as new chairman of the Board at Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Adrian Belton has been named as the new chairman of the Board at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl). Belton was CEO of the Government’s Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) from 2009-2014, having established it from a four-way merger including the Central...
Posted On 29 Jul 2019
Andrew Buxton
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Dardan Security appoints former British Army commander Andrew Buxton as head of client services

Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor Dardan Security has appointed former British Army commander of intelligence and surveillance, Major Andrew Buxton, as the company’s new head of client services. With over 30 years’ operational experience within the British...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019
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IoT-connected soldiers ‘hacked’ in latest Cyber Security Challenge UK competition

On Friday 11 August, Her Majesty’s Government Communications Centre (HMGCC), the Ministry of Defence (MoD), BAE Systems and the Cyber Security Challenge UK arranged a mock cyber attack on Internet of Things (IoT)-connected soldiers in the field at the MoD’s Defence Cyber...
Posted On 15 Aug 2017
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Integration agreed between MoD’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and Home Office’s CAST

An integration has been agreed between the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) and the Home Office’s Centre for Applied Science and Technology (CAST). This decision has been taken following a detailed review examining the best ways in...
Posted On 24 Jan 2017
Michael Fallon: Secretary of State for Defence
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Strategic Defence and Security Review: £178 billion of equipment spending promised by Conservatives

The Government has published the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), outlining its five-year plan for investment in the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy and the Army to deter threats, protect the UK and its allies and improve on our national ability to respond to crises....
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
The Ministry of Defence headquarters in central London
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Policy Exchange report pinpoints surge in legal claims against the Ministry of Defence

According to one of the UK’s leading Think Tanks, Britain’s Armed Forces are “under threat from a sustained legal assault” which could “paralyse” the effectiveness of the military with “catastrophic consequences” for the safety of the...
Posted On 13 Oct 2015
David Ward: Managing Director of Ward Security
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In Support of the Armed Forces

The security sector must be seen to play an active role in supporting the UK’s Armed Forces and the brave personnel who diligently serve the nation. One way in which this backing can manifest itself is the Corporate Covenant. David Ward explains the detail. Like any other...
Posted On 06 Aug 2015
Corps Security is celebrating the renewal of its contract with the Ministry of Defence for civilian guarding and CCTV monitoring at a number of military bases
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MoD renews guarding and CCTV monitoring contract with Corps Security

Specialist security solutions provider Corps Security’s contract for civilian security guarding and CCTV monitoring at a number of military bases has just been renewed by the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Following on from what was a highly competitive tendering process...
Posted On 04 Aug 2015
The Strategic Defence and Security Review has begun
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Prime Minister calls for Strategic Defence and Security Review to look at tackling extremist threats

As part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review, Prime Minister David Cameron has asked the UK’s foremost defence chiefs and officials to consider investing more in Special Forces and readily deployable counter-terrorist capabilities. This would include future air...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
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