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Preparing Glen Mallan for the Royal Navy’s surface fleets

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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.

New range lookout huts flown in by RAF and the Royal Navy on Dartmoor Training Area

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A Range Clearance hut sits on a rocky outcrop with a helicopter approaching from the rear.

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.

DIO delivers underwater rescue facility with a splash at RNAS Yeovilton

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Opening of new Dunker facility [Crown Copyright, MOD 2018]

Hi, I’m Simon Jones, DIO’s Senior Project Manager working for PPD in the South West of the UK. You would of course imagine that service personnel would be extensively trained to operate aircraft and other vehicles, but what about training …

Looking Ahead: a project update from RAF Marham

An RAF F-35B flying over RAF Marham. [Crown Copyright/MOD2016]

It’s been a while since my last blog on the progress of work we’re undertaking at RAF Marham to prepare it to be the Main Operating Base of the Royal Navy and RAF’s F-35 Lightning fleet, so this seems a …

Job Done: Dredging Complete for Aircraft Carriers

HMS Queen Elizabeth under anchor awaiting low tide before departing. [Crown Copyright/MOD2017]

Hi, I’m Garry Brimecome and I’m DIO’s Project Manager for the dredge at Portsmouth. I work with Philip Wise, the Principal Project Manager for the infrastructure we’re providing at Portsmouth to prepare the Naval Base for the arrival of the …

It’s all happening at Worthy Down’s Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration

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The new flagship college building at Worthy Down

Hi. I’m Peter Riches, DIO Project Manager working on the new Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration (DCLPA), a £300 million tri-service facility that DIO is building at Worthy Down in Hampshire. The site here at Worthy Down is …