Defence equipment inquiry questions MoD

01 December 2009

The Defence Committee continues its inquiry into the MoD’s Defence Equipment programme. Watch from 10.30am.

Witnesses include:

  • General Sir Kevin O’Donoghue, Chief of Defence Materiel
  • Dr Andrew Tyler, Chief Operating Officer (DE & S)
  • Guy Lester, Director Capability Resources and Scrutiny

The inquiry expects to follow up areas of weakness and poor performance identified in its last report, Defence Equipment 2009. The Committee intends to focus on armoured vehicles and the future of the FRES (Future Rapid Effect System) programme, strategic air-lift and maritime capability.

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