Salamander come together to support C4ISTAR Acquisition
on: October 26, 2007, 3:33 am
Release Author: Mark Gunning
Release Summary: VEGA and Salamander to deliver a unified message
of best practice to support the implementation of Through Life Capability
Management (TLCM) for the UK MoD at this year's RUSI C4ISTAR Conference
Release Body: VEGA Group PLC (VEGA), the specialist
Professional Services Company, together with The Salamander
Organisation (TSO), will deliver a unified message of best
practice to support the implementation of Through Life Capability
Management (TLCM) for the UK MoD at this year’s RUSI
conference concept, “Operational Requirements for
the Next 5 Years” examines the issues facing the
successful delivery UK C4ISTAR
capability. The challenges include austere operational requirements,
a finite defence budget and the implementation of Through
Life Capability Management (TLCM)
within the UK’s Defence
Acquisition Change Programme. In such an environment,
the ability to make the informed acquisition decisions is paramount
if the most effective military capability is to be acquired for
the frontline commands.
Government & Defence Director, Peter Armstrong and TSO Chief
Technology Officer, Dick Whittington will jointly present
to the main conference. They will deliver a presentation proposing
how the two companies, in conjunction with Defence Prime
BAE Systems, can enable the MoD’s C4ISTAR
acquisition stakeholders to understand and visualise the true value
of the future C4ISTAR capability portfolio, across
all Defence Lines of Development. VEGA
and TSO are confident that their solution
will reduce the workload of those charged with making difficult
procurement decisions and instill confidence that that these decisions
will deliver the comprehensive C4ISTAR capability
as demanded by the Front Line Commands.
supports the C4ISTAR community in the specification,
acquisition, security, integration and deployment of through-life,
network-enabled capability, to ensure that it delivers the operational
benefits for which it is intended. The company is a main sponsor
of the RUSI
C4ISTAR conference which takes place at the Five
Lakes Resort, Maldon, Essex, on 17 and 18 October. VEGA
and TSO will be speaking on the conference alongside
C4ISTAR stakeholders including: Deputy
Chief of Defence Staff, Lt Gen Andrew Figgures CBE; Capability
Manager (Information Superiority), AVM Stu Butler; Director Equipment
Capability (Command, Control, and Information Infrastructure), Brig
Simon Shadbolt; and Director Equipment Capability (Intelligence,
Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance), Air Cmdre
VEGA is a specialist professional services company.
It provides independent consulting, technology and managed solutions,
based on 30 years experience of specialist market and technological
domains. This enables VEGA to offer independent
expert advice and pragmatic support services in the effective implementation
of business strategy. In doing so, VEGA helps its
clients to identify business value, manage risk and realise higher
levels of success from their programmes and projects.
principal markets are Aerospace, Defence and Government. Its key
geographies are the UK, Germany, Holland, France and Spain.
Details: VEGA Group PLC
2 Falcon Way
Welwyn Garden City
+44 (0)1707 391999
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