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.
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 …
From the DIO Commercial perspective, COVID-19 has created a variety and volume of challenges to overcome with our people, suppliers and customers.
Reservists have played an important role in supporting the Armed Forces in times of uncertainty and have been crucial in supporting the NHS and the government in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Many of us have faced challenges as part of the coronavirus pandemic, including our Service personnel and their families who have been stationed abroad while on deployment overseas. We've been working to provide them with accommodation in the UK.
The coronavirus outbreak has posed many challenges for facilities management staff, partners and our customers but we have strong relationships with one another and this has made it much easier to respond to the current crisis.
As part of British Science Week, I’d like to tell you about how I use the science behind climate tools to predict risks and help protect the MOD estate against climate changes and extreme weather conditions.
Yesterday the world celebrated International Women’s Day and this year’s theme “Each for Equal” prompted us to consider the difference between gender balance and gender equality.
The Ministry of Defence is one of the largest landowners in the UK with extensive, diverse and unique infrastructure. This DIO-managed estate is vital for Defence personnel to live, work, train and deploy. Life at DIO I joined …
If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that DIO has a pretty varied range of responsibilities. Even many DIO staff don’t realise, though, that we run a power station. It’s at RAF Fylingdales in the North …