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  Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is the United Kingdom government department responsible for implementation of government defence policy and the headquarters of the UK military.
The Ministry of Defence subsumed the operations of the Admiralty, the War Office and the Air Ministry in 1964.
The Ministry of Defence is one of the United Kingdom's largest landowners, with hundreds of sites (including military training grounds, ranges, storage and distribution centres, barracks, military family accommodation and administrative buildings etc.) across the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ministry_of_Defence_(United_Kingdom)   (459 words)

 Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The principle objective of the MoD is to ensure the security of the UK and its overseas territories.
With the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War the MoD does not forsee any conventional military threat; rather it has identified weapons of mass destruction, international terrorism and failed and failing states as the overriding threats to the UK's interests.
Henry VIII's wine cellar from the Palace of Whitehall built in 1514-1516 is located within the basement of the Ministy of Defence offices in Whitehall, and is used for entertainment.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Ministry_of_Defence_(United_Kingdom)   (417 words)

 Ministry of Defence
The Ministry of Defence is to close the Saxa Vord RAF radar station at Unst in the Shetlands next year, with the loss of 100 jobs.
The Ministry of Defence is close to awarding a £2bn contract for the redevelopment of Colchester Garrison to a consortium of WS Atkins, Sodexho Alliance and Sir Robert McAlpine.
The Ministry of Defence is considering plans to close the nuclear assembly plant at Burghfield, having awarded a £2.2bn contract to British Nuclear Fuels, Lockheed Martin and Serco to operate facilities of the Atomic Weapons Establishment.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /mie98622.htm   (2004 words)

 Ministry Of Defence Police - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Ministry of Defence Police (Police Committee) Regulations 199: Police (Statutory Instruments: 1995: 939)
Ministry of Defence Police and Guarding: Ministry of Defence Police and GuardinHouse of Common Papers: 1995-1996
The Ministry of Defence Police (Police Committee) (Amendment) Regulations 1994: Police (Statutory Instruments: 1994: 1102)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /ministry_of_defence_police.htm   (140 words)

 Ministry of defence
In 1960, the role and the duty of the ministry of defence were defined in article 4 of the ministry of defence act.
The article states that the ministry of defence has authority and duty in defending and maintaining the stability of the Kingdom from external and internal threats.
The office of the permanent secretary of defence is responsible for general duties in the ministry, and tasks that are not assigned to specific organisations.
www.mod.go.th /eng_mod   (1348 words)

 Ministry of Defence of RB - News
Minister of Defence of the Republic of Belarus Colonel-General Leonid Maltsev met with the Armenian delegation.
Under the Plan of Main Activities of International Military Cooperation of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Belarus, 2005, from 19 till 22 of July delegation of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus, headed by Major-General Alexander SOKOLOV, is visiting Pekin (People's Republic of China).
Head of the Belarusian Ministry of Defence is planned to participate in the discussion of agenda, to hold negotiations with political and state officials of different countries.
www.mod.mil.by /news_eng.html   (4668 words)

 The Government Offices including ministries
The Ministry of Defence aims to fulfil the objectives set by the Government and Riksdag for defence policy, for national accident prevention and preparedness, and for preparedness for severe peacetime emergencies.
The Ministry of Education, Research and Culture is responsible for matters relating to schools, universities and colleges, research, youth policy, culture and media.
Staff of the Permanent Representation are recruited from all the ministries and are engaged in pursuing Swedens standpoints on EU policies.
www.sweden.gov.se /sb/d/576   (465 words)

 Ministry of Defence
The Ministry of Defence was established at independence in 1990 as a department of state responsible for setting up the organisational and administrative structure necessary to manage the defence force.
Apart from providing supplies to the defence force, the directorate is responsible for the preparation of logistics policies, plans and their implementation; recording the acquisition of new materials and equipment in accordance with the defence procurement policy; and managing all vehicles and transport related issues through an efficient cost effective management practice.
The main roles of the Namibia Defence Force are to ensure the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country by guarding against external aggression, both conventional and unconventional; prevent violation of Namibia’s territorial integrity; and provide assistance to civil authorities in guarding and protecting government buildings and key installations as provided in the Defence Act.
www.op.gov.na /Decade_peace/mod.htm   (2999 words)

 Ministry of Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Hellenic Ministry of Defence takes considerable measures in the direction of safeguarding the long-term viability and increasing competitiveness of the domestic defence industry (state controlled and private).
The Ministry of National Defence contributes to the modernisation of the Hellenic defence industry and the upgrading of its technological infrastructure through an active policy of compensatory benefits and the compulsory participation of domestic companies in major armaments programs.
In parallel, the merger of the two state controlled defence industries is moving forward, aiming at the creation of a strong, competitive entity.
www.hri.org /mod/ENGLISH/newver/ministryIndu.htm   (169 words)

 Ministry of Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Ministry of National Defence (MoD) is the governmental institution that represents the organisational framework for the administration of the Armed Forces.
In addition, the Minister is responsible for the approval of the National Defence Policy and the Directions of Defence Planning and exercises exclusive legislative initiative for issues pertaining to the MOD sphere of responsibility.
It is responsible for submitting proposals and reports to the Minister of National Defence on issues pertaining to the National Defence Policy, Military Situation Assessment, Directions of Defence Planning, and the structure of command in the Armed Forces, the General Defence Plan of the country, Joint Command Operation Plans, and the determination of Operational Guidelines.
www.hri.org /mod/ENGLISH/newver/ministryManag.htm   (776 words)

Reports in some sections of the UK media that the Ministry of Defence has tried to prevent a journalist from publishing an account of the Iraq conflict are inaccurate.
The close defence ties between India and the UK were highlighted by Defence Minister John Reid when he met the Indian Minister of Defence Pranab Mukherjee and other Senior members of the Indian Government and Military on 5 October 2005, the second day of his visit to the country.
The Ministry of Defence wish to reassure the public that, contrary to recent reports in the media, lives were not put at risk during field trials conducted by the Ministry of Defence in Norwich during the 1960s.
news.mod.uk   (845 words)

 Ministerstvo obrany SR :: Ministry of Defence - Main Page
MoD SR has been constitued by a law of the Slovak National Council No. 347/1990 Zb.
to implement measures ensuring preparation of the national defence in a field of given competence and the use of the army.
On January 1, 2000 Ministry of Defence and General Staff of the Slovak Army merged together into integrated Ministry of Defence based in Bratislava.
www.mosr.sk /index.php?page=64   (207 words)

 Ministry of Defence New Zealand - Manatu Kaupapa Waonga
Ministry of Defence New Zealand - Manatu Kaupapa Waonga
The Ministry of Defence advises the Government on the defence of New Zealand and its interests, it acquires military equipment, and it assesses and audits the New Zealand Defence Force functions, duties and projects.
The New Zealand Defence Force, a separate organisation comprising the Royal New Zealand Navy, the New Zealand Army, and the Royal New Zealand Air Force, is responsible for managing the armed forces on a day-to-day basis, and for delivery of the Government's defence policy.
www.defence.govt.nz   (113 words)

 Guide to Government - The Ministry of Defence
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) provides the defence capabilities to ensure the security and defence of the United Kingdom and the Overseas Territories.
It is the lead department in the government's policy of defence diplomacy through the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), Western European Union and the United Nations.
John Reid was appointed to the Ministry of Defence in May 2005.
www.number-10.gov.uk /output/Page1492.asp   (378 words)

 Ministry of defence
The Government of Republic of Macedonia passed a Decision entrusting the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Justice to suggest a solution for overcoming of the problem with the persons who did not serve the army service and who are punished or prosecuted.
The expert teams of the two Ministries are working on that issue, and in short period of time, it is expected that they would propose the methods and proceedings for overcoming of this situation.
According to the Defence Law, passed in February 1992, as a transient solution was set that the Republic of Macedonia’s conscripts, who were fulfilling their army service in the JNA, and who did not serve the entire time period, are transferred into reserve structure.
www.morm.gov.mk /english/answers.htm   (1711 words)

 Ministry of Defence - Information from the Ministry of Defence
(Brussels 23 May 2005) The Defence Ministers from Norway, Sweden, Finland and Estonia have today signed an agreement on the establishment of a so-called Battle Group to be placed at the disposal of the EU.
(10.05.05) (Meeting of Nordic Defence Ministers, Joensuu, Finland, 10 May 2005) Norway, Sweden and Finland have reached agreement to collaborate in the establishment of a so-called “battlegroup” to be placed at the disposal of the EU.
(3 March 2005) Defence Minister Kristin Krohn Devold declares that Norway is ready to agree to administrative arrangements between the European Defence Agency and the Ministry of Defence of The Kingdom of Norway, establishing a basis for practical cooperation.
odin.dep.no /fd/engelsk/index-b-n-a.html   (560 words)

 Ministry of defence
As the Ministry of defence states it in the statement, the talks are last consultations with the high representatives in the North-Atlantic Partnership council before the NATO summit in Istanbul, in order to gain wider lobby group of countries-members of the Alliance for the Euro-Atlantic integration of Republic of Macedonia.
The delegation from the Ministry of defence, composed of the Minister Buckovski, the deputy Minister Rizvan Sulejmani and the deputy Chief of General staff, Major General Miroslav Stojanovski, it is foreseen to have meetings with the ambassadors of Great Britain, Germany, Norway, Greece, Turkey and Slovenia.
In that way, special attention would be given to successful continuation of the reforms in the sphere of defence, in direction of transformation and complete professionalisation of the ARM, in order to establish interoperability according to NATO standards, as well as completion of the responsibilities for reforms in other spheres of the society.
www.morm.gov.mk /english/Informations/June/22062004.htm   (265 words)

 Defence Technologies New Zealand Joint Action Group Inc.
New Zealand Defence Industry Association (NZDIA), (formerly New Zealand Defence Technologies Inc) was originally formed in 1993 to foster and co-ordinate interest by New Zealand companies in the ANZAC frigate project.
Members of the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and the New Zealand Ministry of Defence (MOD) are active supporters and participants in NZDIA activities.
This relationship and the experience gained from dealing with defence has assisted a number of members in their export activities with offshore defence purchasing departments.
www.defencetech.co.nz   (387 words)

 Public Services Performance: Ministry of Defence
Recruit, train, motivate and retain the personnel needed to meet the manning requirement of the Armed Forces, so that by the end of 2004, the Royal Navy and RAF achieve, and thereafter maintain, manning balance, and that by the end of 2005 the Army achieves, and thereafter maintains, manning balance.
Year-on-year output efficiency gains of 2.5% will be made each year from 2002-03 to 2005-06, including through a 20% output efficiency gain in the Defence Logistics Organisation.
The Secretary of State for Defence is responsible for delivery of this PSA.
www.hm-treasury.gov.uk /performance/MOD.cfm   (339 words)

 Ministry of Defence
Each ministry is responsible for civil defence in its own area of activities and for preparedness for severe emergencies that could arise in that area.
The Ministry of Defence is responsible for overall coordination.
The Minister of Defence, Leni Björklund, especially mentions the shared political ambition among the EU member states to contribute to peace and security.
www.sweden.gov.se /sb/d/2060   (332 words)

 Op :: Falconer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As announced on 17 April by Minister for Defence Robert Hill, the Government has decided to scale back its military contribution now that the conflict is drawing to a close and the majority of personnel deployed to the Middle East will return home soon.
The specialists are military and civilian officers from the Defence Intelligence Organisation, the Defence Science and Technology Organisation and the Australian Defence Force, with skills relating to chemical and biological weapons, missiles and related technologies, and Iraq's weapons programs.
Meanwhile, the Defence Community Organisation and the Department of Veterans' Affairs continue to work closely to provide the highest level of support to the families of those personnel deployed.
www.defence.gov.au /opfalconer   (915 words)

 Lesotho - Ministry of Defence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
he Ministry of Defence has been set up to in order to reflect the Notion of civilian control of the Military and Security Services.
The Ministry is not involved in operational level of the two Institutions other than at the strategic policy making level.
Ministry of Defence and of the Public Service
www.lesotho.gov.ls /mndefence.htm   (78 words)

 MDP Salisbury Plain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Ministry of Defence Police for Salisbury Plain cover the Bulford, Larkhill, Netheravon, Tidworth, Upavon and Warminster garrison towns as well as the Army Training Estate Salisbury Plain.
The MDP is the policing agency for the defence estate.
The MDP on Salisbury Plain are committed to providing a service to all members of the defence community.
www.modpol.org /salisburyplain   (162 words)

 Defence Analytical Services Agency
The Defence Analytical Services Agency (DASA) was launched in July 1992 to provide professional analytical, economic and statistical services and advice to the Ministry of Defence (MoD), and defence-related statistics to Parliament, other Government Departments and the public.
DASA is responsible for publishing all of the National Statistics on defence.
This is a joint publication produced by DASA and the Observatoire Social de la Défense celebrating the centenary of the signing of the Entente Cordiale treaty in April 1904.
www.dasa.mod.uk   (346 words)

 Careers in Defence
Defence — defending the United Kingdom and its interests; strengthening international peace and security.
We must be flexible and creative, harnessing new technologies and ideas to make best use of our resources.
We need people from all walks of life who wish to make a real impact in Defence, and to overcome the challenges of the future; either as a civilian or as part of the armed services.
www.jobs.mod.uk   (201 words)

 Defence Forces Sites to Visit - Australian Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health
Providing free assistance with welfare, pensions, compensation and entitlements to Veterans, serving and ex members of the Defence Force and their families.
This web site is being progressively developed for Australian Defence Force families to provide ready access to information about posting locations and other topics of interest.
The Friends of War memorials are a very active group whose aim is the preservation and restoration of war memorials throughout the United Kingdom.
www.acpmh.unimelb.edu.au /sitesToVisit/defence.html   (378 words)

 AllRefer.com - Pakistan - Ministry of Defence | Pakistani Information Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
AllRefer.com - Pakistan - Ministry of Defence
The Ministry of Defence has a permanent staff of civil servants headed by the defense secretary general.
Of particular importance to the Ministry of Defence is the adviser for military finance, who heads the Military Finance Division in the Ministry of Finance but is attached to the Ministry of Defence.
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/pakistan/pakistan149.html   (464 words)

 Jane's Information Group
The European Defence Agency has proposed a voluntary, non-binding code of conduct as the "fastest way" to remove cross-border obstacles in defence procurement within the EU.
Jane’s Defence Weekly outlines the progress of the Future Combat Systems programme and examines the issues posing a threat to its future.
Western European and US policy makers are placing greater pressure on defence forces to use safer or 'insensitive' munitions to inhibit their inadvertent detonation.
www.janes.com   (981 words)

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