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The defence and security sectors are a major contributor to the UK economy employing thousands of skilled people across the UK. Employed in the building of warships, aircraft, satellites and armoured vehicles the skills applied are applied against a world class quality management practices.
The MOD pocket guide to quality “Quality in your pocket” draws its definition for quality from ISO 9000:2015. The definition of quality in ISO 9000:2015 is ““The degree to which a set of inherent characteristics of an object fulfils requirements”. The pocket guide also draws on the quality management principles set out again in ISO 9000:2015 for use.
Government Quality Assurance or GQA requirements contains of multiple activities to be applied by the MOD covering acquisition activities at all levels. GQA acquisition is made up of the following stages
Planning for Acquisition.
Supplier Selection and Contract Award.
The MOD pocket guide makes reference to the following key documents and web sites
JSP 940 Pt.1 and Pt.2– MOD Quality Policy Directive and Guidance
JSP 945 Pt.1 and Pt.2– MOD Configuration Management Policy Directive and Guidance
AQAPs (allied quality assurance publications)
DEFCONs (Defence Ready Condition Levels)
AQAP 2110, AQAP, AQAP2131, AQAP 2210, ISO 25051
Pocket book referenced Checklists
PROACTIVE IN THE DEFENCE SECTOR
Successful ProActive ISO compliance software users currently develop and supply materials and products to the world's most advanced defence and security companies for end use on some the world’s most sophisticated defence platforms. Regularly audited and measured for both quality and environmental performance against ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and the relevant DEFCON and AQAP requirements our defence sector ProActive clients enjoy the highest levels of defence customer satisfaction and repeat business.
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