The summer holidays are here and with lockdown restrictions easing many of you may look to explore the Defence training estate with your family and friends.
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.
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.
Safety on the MOD training estate is vitally important, and we work hard to balance the needs of the military who use it for training activities and the needs of the public who use it for recreation.
A Bidding and Allocation Management System (BAMS Online) went live across the Defence Training Estate this summer. It is a new online booking service for our Armed Forces.
In Belize, we often cope with tropical storms, flash floods, wild fires, lightning storms and drive for hundreds of miles in dangerous conditions.
As the country turns its attentions to the beaches of Normandy for this week’s 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, more commonly known as the D-Day landings, my focus is closer to home. I’m responsible for several of DIO’s training areas …
The 2019 MOD Access Forum saw attendees from various organisations learn about the public access issues affecting the MOD estate and even have a go at searching for unexploded ordnance!
Last week, I visited the Catterick Training Area to see the new urban operations training environment that has been built at Whinny Hill.
Did you know the MOD has foresters on staff? Given that the defence estate includes 18,000 hectares of woodland, its a vital job.