16 Mar 2018


Colonel Al Long, Deputy Head (AS) of the Intelligence Systems Team within ISS, MOD Joint Forces Command, will host an Industry Briefing on 11 April 2018 at Shrivenham, Swindon.

Aim: To inform Industry of the upcoming opportunities to tender for the provision of services into MOD, to meet their requirements in the Above Secret (AS) Domain.

Context: Current contracting arrangements for MOD’s largest TSUKEO IT system expire on 31 March 2020. MOD plans to run a competition for a new supplier to take on the existing ‘Run and Support’ Services and then undertake a programme of:


  • Obsolescence management.
  • Capability enhancement.
  • Rationalisation of other capabilities into the System.
  • Service delamination.


It is anticipated that the new contract would be let by September 2019, in order to allow a six month mobilisation and transition period. It is expected that the total contract value will be between £100m and £400m.

Format: Presenters will brief on various aspects of the programme and will be available for a Q&A session at the end. Attendees should be in the presentation venue by 1330hrs, to allow prompt start at 1400hrs. It is anticipated that the briefing will finish by 1600hrs.

Attendees: The event is open to both current and potential industry partners. Companies will be limited to a maximum of two representatives.

Applications: Via e-mail to: ISSDev-DPS-AS-GpMbx@mod.gov.uk by no later than Tuesday 3 April 2018. Successful applicants will be informed by email by Friday 6 April 2018.

Applications must include:


  • The company name.
  • The representative’s:
  • Full name.
  • Nationality
  • Date of Birth.
  • DV clearance details.
  • A contact email and phone number.


Security Clearance: Attendees must be cleared to DV and be Single UK Nationals.


Venue: Defence Academy, Faringdon Rd, Shrivenham, Swindon SN6 8LA (a map and exact details will accompany confirmed invitations).

Refreshments: Limited hot drink facilities will be available on-site.

Security: Please allow at least 30 minutes to clear security at the MOD Shrivenham Reception. Photographic ID (driving licence or passport) will be required on the day to gain entry to Shrivenham.

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