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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 …

Work continues apace at RAF Marham in preparation for new F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters

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A United Kingdom F-35B Lightning II taxiing at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, USA. [Crown Copyright/MOD2014]

Hi, I’m Rob Dawson, the DIO’s Principal Project Manager for Lightning. Since our last update there  has been some significant developments on the site at RAF Marham in Norfolk which are helping us prepare for the arrival and operation of …