What is the Special Project Communications & Force Protection (SPCFP) Team?

The Special Project Communications and Force Protection (SPCFP) Delivery Team, part of the ISTAR Operating Centre, is responsible for the procurement, integration and support of complex force protection and communications systems for land operations. The core of its work is managing requirements in electronics, countermeasures, surveillance and communications. Reference Doing Business with Defence Handbook. Edition 24 (2018).… Read More


What is the Chemical Biological Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN) Team?

The Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Delivery Team, part of the ISTAR Operating Centre, procures, supports and maintains a CBRN Protection capability for the three  Services, as specified by Head of Special Projects and CBRN Capability and in close coordination with Dstl Porton Down. This covers chemical, biological and radiological detection, identification, decontamination and respiratory protection.… Read More

What is the Situational Awareness Command & Control (SACC) Team?

The Situational Awareness Command and Control (SACC) Delivery Team, part of the ISTAR Operating Centre, is responsible for the procurement and in-service support of Airspace Battle Management (ABM) and Tactical Data Link (TDL) equipment and systems. The ABM portfolio includes: Support to fixed and deployable Air Command and Control (C2) systems, and a number of related data link… Read More

What is the Air Defence & Electronic Warfare Systems (ADEWS) Team?

The Air Defence and Electronic Warfare Systems (ADEWS) Team, part of the ISTAR Operating Centre,  sits within D ISTAR under PDG 3 and is based at RAF Henlow. They are responsible for: Ground Based Air Defence Sensors; Ground Based Electronic Warfare Training Systems (Spadeadam); and Non-MARSHALL Airfield support systems. They are also responsible for all activities including development,… Read More