Month: August 2018

Independent Technical Evaluation (ITE) for MOD

Goshawk provided independent technical evaluation (ITE) services to assist MOD DE&S delivery teams to assess certification artefacts delivered by industry. We typically help to identify and rectify shortfalls early and promote shared understanding between customer and aircraft design organisation.

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Further ITE services for MOD

Goshawk provided Independent Technical Evaluation (ITE) services to assist a MOD DE&S delivery team with assessing a proposed safety-critical modification for an aircraft propulsion system. By working with aero-structures and material science experts, Goshawk was able to furnish the MOD Type Airworthiness Authority with a thorough independent assessment of industry’s fault investigation and modification design work, thereby assisting MOD’s decision making process.

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Advising on MOD Acquisitions

Goshawk has provided independent consultancy support to larger consultancy firms and direct to industry to advise on MOD’s acquisition process, the role of the safety regulator, practical governance arrangements and the disciplines/constraints affecting UK MOD acquisition teams.

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Assisting SME firms

Goshawk provided NED-like business support to the Board members of a Small/Medium-sized Enterprise (SME). Goshawk conducted a pan-enterprise review of the firm’s strengths and weakness (as might be viewed by a prospective customer), an analysis of the firm’s business risks & opportunities.

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Advising a specialist RPAS firm

Goshawk provided expert advice to a small specialist RPAS firm by exploring the technology, regulatory and stakeholder environment applicable to the client’s proposals and by illustrating how such factors might influence programme choices. Goshawk was instrumental in helping the firm’s executives identify where a programme-level risk/benefit appreciation may assist in choices between novel technology that… Read more »

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