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Defence Equipment Safety - The Cyber Dimension

Can defence support equipment ever truly be considered safe without incorporating cyber security?

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The launch of Bailie Group

The Baird Group re-brands as the Bailie Group of companies after 55 years of operation

Posted in Our news, June 2020
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Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF): Do we really understand it and is it an appropriate way to specify system performance?

I once had a tutor who would become apoplectic if any of his students used the terms reliability and MTBF in the same sentence.

Posted in Our news, May 2020
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Lockdown learning – is now really the right time?

We’re approaching our seventh week of lockdown, and the suggestions to make this time count are still coming thick and fast.

Posted in Our news, May 2020
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CDS Defence & Security awarded £30m contract

Gloucestershire based consultancy, CDS Defence & Security have been awarded contract to deliver Support Services to HQ Joint Service Signals Organisation (HQ JSSO) ERUGATE, over five years and to a potential value of £30m.

Posted in Our news, May 2020
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CDS Defence & Security and British Army shortlisted for Training Provider of the Year award

CDS DS have been working with the British Army since September 2018 to provide accreditation, assurance and further training opportunities for the over 2000 Army trainers per year attending 'trainer’ training.

Posted in Our news, January 2020
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CDS DS takes Gold!

CDS Defence & Security has today been recognised by Defence Minister Ben Wallace for their outstanding support for the Armed Forces community by being awarded an Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award.

Posted in Our news, August 2019
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CDS DS calls time on 'click next' e-learning

CDS Defence Support have worked with Rolling Rogues to create interactive training intervention for the Army.

Posted in Our news, March 2019
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Driving innovation: CDS Defence Support heads up Aurora SME steering group

CDS Defence Support (CDS DS) and the Aurora partnership announced today the appointment of Baz Flower, Strategic Director of Marketing & Sales, as the representative of the Aurora Engineering Delivery Partnership Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) Provider Network Steering Group.

Posted in Our news, February 2019
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CDS Defence Support embeds mental health first aid to support workforce in 2019

In the same week that we announced our support of the veteran’s mental health charity Combat Stress, we also added to our pledge to improve mental health awareness in the workplace by investing in training for Mental Health First Aiders at CDS Defence Support.

Posted in Our news, January 2019
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