Much of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) training estate is accessible to the public, offering exciting opportunities to explore and discover some of the most beautiful and unique rural areas in the UK.
Our construction team has been delivering a range of buildings for the DIO at Worthy Down in Hampshire, developing the new tri-service training facility at the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration.
DIO Training Safety staff are now operating drones on Salisbury Plain to monitor and record illegal behaviour and protect the public.
One of the biggest projects underway across the Ministry of Defence at present is the redevelopment of the Northern Ammunition Jetty in Glen Mallan to support the Royal Navy’s surface fleet in loading and unloading ammunition.
Nominations for the MOD Sanctuary Awards close on 31 July and we’re still looking for entries for some of our new award categories.
Greetings from Europe! Many of you won’t have heard of the DIO European Support Group (ESG), headquartered in Mons, Belgium.
Partnership shone through when a project to replace two lookout huts on Dartmoor Training Area in Devon was faced with the challenge of physically transporting the huts to their final destination at the top of two granite tors.
For our MOD Guard Service team, dogs are a ‘force multiplier’, meaning one dog team on the ground is as efficient as four roving non-dog patrols, due to their superior senses of smell, hearing and speed. Read on to find out more about how using dogs boosts security at many MOD sites.
Today is Reserves Day which recognises the contributions that individuals in the Reserves Forces make across the world. Recently, reservists in Defence played a crucial role in supporting the NHS and other government departments in the fight against Coronavirus.
We all know that deforestation is a major environmental concern around the world. Carbon dioxide is a huge contributor to climate change, but trees capture and store carbon dioxide. Scientists say planting more trees is a great way to reduce …
Today is World Environment Day and I’d like to tell you about the important role that our conservation groups play in managing and protecting biodiversity, the environment and wildlife across the Defence estate.