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Upgrading the Defence Training Estate with carbon efficient accommodation

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Eight men stand, socially distanced, outside a single storey green building. The foreground is bare earth, unlandscaped, with a path leading to the building. Four of the men are wearing military camouflage uniform, the others are dressed in dark suits.

Personnel using Salisbury Plain and Nesscliff Training Areas are seeing the benefit of the early stage of a new programme to provide new carbon efficient accommodation on a number of sites. We are calling this £45m project the Net Carbon Accommodation Programme (NetCAP).

Monumental effort restores ‘Bulford Kiwi’ to its original splendour

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The Bulford Kiwi from the air, showing its white chalk figure, facing to the right, against the green hillside together with the letters "NZ" also in chalk. [Crown copyright, MOD 2018]

Hi, I’m Richard Osgood and I’m DIO’s senior archaeologist. Part of DIO’s role is to look after the MOD estate and we do a lot of work to preserve and protect monuments and sites of historical and scientific interest. Last …

Enabling Positive Experiences: Celebrating World FM Day

Looking after the training estate in Sennybridge, Wales [Copyright Landmarc Support Services Limited, 2018]

I’m Richard McKinney, Regional Delivery Director for DIO. Today is World FM Day and to celebrate I'd like to reflect on the vital work and vast range of facilities management (FM) services that DIO, staff, suppliers and industry partners provide …