Defence News: Is "Better Defence Acquisition" really on the way?



Michael Crosby
07/02/2013

Defence news: In a new Government White Paper entitled ‘Better Defence Acquisition’, the MOD has announced how it expects to save £200 million a year under new contract rules designed to allow for greater transparency in defence procurement. However, the question for defence suppliers remains: will the reforms also allow more suppliers to enter contract competition? Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has set out plans to establish a new independent body to oversee contracts...
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