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DSEI 2013: Deverell says UK Land Materiel will introduce reforms early

13th September 2013 - 17:06 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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The Land Materiel sector of the UK Ministry of Defence's (MoD's) Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) organisation will implement and use staff under the GOCO and DE&S+ arrangements prior to 2017.

Lt Gen Chris Deverell, the chief of materiel (land) at the DE&S procurement arm, told delegates at DSEI that if GOCO (government-owned, contractor-operator) is selected for the future of DE&S in mid-2014, then his land division will use people from the other divisions implementing GOCO as well.

Navy Materiel and the Common Resource Platform in the DE&S are scheduled to implement GOCO from the end of 2014 but the Land

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Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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