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  • Battlefield To Boardroom: How Veterans Can Revolutionise Corporate Operations

    The transition from military service to civilian employment can be a daunting challenge for many veterans. Despite possessing a wealth of skills and experience, veterans often face several barriers that make it difficult to find suitable civilian employment. However, many civilian employers fail to see that the skills and experiences gained in a military career can uniquely position a veteran to excel in a civilian role. In this article, we will examine how a veteran could contribute to a corporate position.
  • Transformative Technologies: Shaping The Future Of Defence

    The defence and security sector has always been at the forefront of technological innovation. Throughout history, advancements in technology have redefined the strategies, tactics, and capabilities of defence forces. We are witnessing a new wave of transformative technologies that will revolutionise defence and security operations, making them more adaptive and efficient. In this article, we will explore some of the key transformative technologies reshaping the defence and security sector and their potential impact.
  • The 2024 Global Peace Index

    On 13 June 2024, we attended the European launch of the 2024 Global Peace Index (GPI) at the Geneva Centre For Security Policy (GCSP). The GPI is published by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) and offers an insightful analysis of the state of peace across the globe. Now in its 18th edition, the report ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness, covering 99.7 per cent of the world's population. 
  • Understanding Procurement Terms

    In the world of procurement and contracting, there are various types of solicitations that come into play. Each solicitation serves a distinct purpose in the procurement process, aiding organisations in gathering information, gauging market interest, and selecting vendors. Understanding the differences is essential for both buyers and suppliers to navigate the procurement landscape.
  • What Is ITAR?

    The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) is a set of U.S. government regulations that control the export and temporary import of defence-related articles and services. ITAR is administered by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) under the U.S. Department of State.

  • Bidding On U.S. Defence Contracts

    Bidding on U.S. defence contracts involves a series of registrations and certifications to ensure that a business is eligible and compliant with federal requirements.
  • How To Register To Engage In Business With The U.S. Federal Government

    Engaging in business with the U.S. federal government can be a lucrative opportunity, but it involves several steps to ensure compliance with federal regulations and procedures.
  • The Evolution Of Military Simulation

    Military simulation has had a remarkable journey from rudimentary battlefield reenactments to sophisticated, technology-driven systems. In ancient times, warriors honed their skills through physical drills and mock battles. The introduction of wargames in the 19th century marked a pivotal shift, providing strategic depth to military planning.
  • Mission-Focused AI Systems

    There is no doubt that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will continue to revolutionise the defence sector. Mission-focused AI is designed to enhance capabilities in situational awareness, decision-making, and autonomous operations.
  • What Is, short for the System for Award Management, is an official website of the U.S. government. It serves as a centralised registry and database for various types of federal contracting, assistance, and grant-related information.
  • Nuclear Arms Control: Reflecting On The Past And Looking To The Future – A Geneva Security Debate

    On 3 June 2024, we attended the Nuclear Arms Control debate at the Geneva Centre For Security Policy (GCSP). The discussion with former NATO Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gottemoeller was an insightful and thought-provoking debate on the way forward on arms control and non-proliferation in these challenging geopolitical times. 
  • Strategies For Crafting A Winning Government Proposal

    Responding to a government tender requires a strategic approach to ensure that your proposal stands out from other submissions and meets all requirements. Here are some tips to help you craft a compelling and competitive proposal.