Topics IntroductionDefence and Security Sectors A|D|S and the mergerWhat A|D|S does Questions
About Me Air Defence missile gunner (Germany/MoD). Commanded Hebrides Ranges. DPA, Abbey Wood: 1998 - PM IGBAD NBC IPTL 2001-5 DESO 2005-2008. Left the Army in April 2008 and joined the DMA.
Defence Sector Employs over 300,000 people in the UK. Annual equipment spend £12bn (£5bn Exports). 1.5% of UK Exports. (telecoms 1%, pharmaceutical 2%, cars 3%) 50% of aerospace, 40% of shipbuilding and electronics.
Security Sector Growing Sector. Asymmetric Threats. >£1.5Bn Business. >£0.5Bn Exports. Excellence of British Policing. Counter Terrorist and CBRN Expertise.
Products and Services - 1 Do not market Members’ products and do not advertise them. We assist Members to market their own products and get the best out of the marketplace by: Special Interest Groups. Events (international/national), networking, specialist briefing, supply chain, etc.
Products and Services - 2 Specialist advice (eg EGAD – Export Group for Aerospace & Defence). Links with other overseas TAs. Representation and influencing. Media support. Professional communications channels. Register and website. Help and advice.