Figure 6.2 Delivering Defence Capability

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How it works: The flow of responsibility within Defence:

WHY

STRATEGY: Strategic policy and posture - assess the environment and potential threats and devise strategy and policy to guide the ADP's force structure and capability framework

WHAT AND WHEN

SERVICE CHIEFS: Identify individual Service and joint capability needs

CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP: Develop the specifications to meet the Service capability requirement

HOW

DEFENCE MATERIEL ORGANISATION: To either build or acquire and maintain capability to deliver the Service requirement on time

Flow

Feedback flows from the How to the Why.

Advice on Cost flows from the How to the What and When to the Why.

Flow of funds is from the Why to the What and When to the How.