Activity Sectors

Defence and Security Sector

Defence Planning

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The strategic consulting services and capability-planning methodology developed by Isdefe support the strategic military-planning process of both the Spanish Ministry of Defence and the European Defence Agency (EDA).

Ministry of Defence / Defence Staff (EMAD) / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM)

Strategic and technical consulting services in the national defence-planning process during its definition and implementation stages:

  • Defence Staff (EMAD) / Joint Military Staff (EMACON):
    Support for EMACON in the preparation of the Military Capabilities Objective, an objective which integrates the material and human resources required by the Armed Forces, including the main weapons systems.
  • Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for Planning, Technology and Innovation (SGPLATIN):
    Support for DGAM in the preparation of the programming of material resources (systems and infrastructure) required for FAS for the coming years.
Ministry of Defence / Defence Staff (EMAD) / Joint Centre for Concept Development (CCDC)

Technical consulting on the definition and development of the concept of Personnel Recovery. Participation in the review and updating of the NATO doctrine documentation associated with Counterinsurgency.

Ministry of Defence / Air Force Staff (EMA) / Headquarters

Technical support for planning the human and economic resources required to implement air operations committed to by Spain with national and international organisations, both in the field of actual operations and training operations, analysing the capabilities available in the Air Force.

European Defence Agency (EDA)

Continuation of the support service to the European Defence Agency through participation in the definition of Strategic Context Cases (SCCs), establishing the challenges and lines of action arising from the Defence priorities drawn from the Capability Development Plan.

Command and Control Networks and Systems

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We provide engineering and consulting services at the strategic, operational and tactical levels to the Ministry of Defence and the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA) to develop major Communication and Information Systems (CIS) and Command and Control systems, both in the military scope and for law enforcement agencies.

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for Planning, Technology and Innovation (SGPLATIN)

Technical support for the European Strategic Command and Controlprogramme office led by Spain within the European Union’s PESCO (Permanent Structured Cooperation) framework to provide EU Military Staff with proprietary resources for the strategic conduct of European Union operations and missions.

Consulting and assistance in the process of obtaining material resources, supporting the definition of the alternative for obtaining and preparing the Viability Document for the following programmes/projects:

  • MC3 Plan (Modernisation of the deployable CIS systems of the Army and the Royal Marines)
  • Tactical Radio Joint System (SCRT)
  • TETRAPOL Communications Systems

Technical assistance to the DGAM Federated Mission Networking (FMN) Procurement Group.

Support for the DGAM Galileo PRS group in the definition, procurement and monitoring of PRS pilot projects.

Technical support for SDGPLATIN:

  • In preparing the feasibility document for the Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Recognition (JISR) capability of the FAS; in the harmonisation of General Staff Requirements; in the consolidation of feasibility studies, and in the updating of the planning for the implementation and commencement of cost estimates.
  • In the procurement, monitoring and technical support of R&D projects related to C4ISR, particularly for the joint capability of JISR, Command and Control systems, and those related to the interoperability of UAVs, as well as matching projects related to Artificial Intelligence and Defence Research.
Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / Centre for Information and Communication Systems and Technologies (CESTIC)

Technical consulting on strategic planning and regulatory development.

Engineering and management services for the implementation and operation of the Defence Comprehensive Information Infrastructure (I3D), for the development and implementation of the capabilities of the National Command and Control System, and for the Spanish Military Satellite Communications System (SECOMSAT).

Participation in projects for the deployment of local WiFi connectivity in barracks across Spain.

Ministry of Defence / Defence Staff / Operations Command (MOPS)

Engineering and consulting services in knowledge and information management for Operations Command and the Joint Military Staff.

Support for the Operational Logistics Section (J4A) for engagement in national and NATO exercises, interoperability with other systems, and coordination of logistics databases for subordinated units dependent on Operations Command (MOPS).

Support in operations, first-level support and configuration control of the NATO subsystem supporting the FAS Logistics Command and Control (LOGFAS) deployed at MOPS.

Support service in the Intelligence section (J2), in the implementation of the Interoperability capability of JISR capability related to the SAPIIEM systems at MOPS and in the support and training required to allow the systems to be operated in national and NATO exercises.

Ministry of Defence / Defence Staff (EMAD) / CIS Command of the Armed Forces (JCISFAS)

Technical support in telecommunications, navigation and identification, frequency management and orbit-spectrum integration. Support for the Tactical Data Link Management Centre in matters of technology and the evolution of data link standards and equipment, combined interoperability exercises and link network management.

Participation in the development of the network, systems and filing infrastructure of the EMAD Database.

Ministry of Defence / Defence Staff (EMAD) / Armed Forces Bureau of Intelligence (CIFAS)

Technical support in the knowledge management systems of the Armed Forces Bureau of Intelligence and engagement in multinational programmes for the production of military mapping of areas of geostrategic interest.

Support in sustaining JISR capability related to SAPIIEM systems in CIFAS (SICONDEF and BICES) operating environments, and first-level support and incident resolution for the Bureau’s engagement in the national and NATO exercises in which it participates.

Ministry of Defence / Army / CIS Command (JCISAT)

Engagement in the study of new technologies for deployable CISs and tests associated with the Army’s adaptation to the future operational environment (Experimental Brigade, BRIEX2035).

Support in the rollout of tactical communications and C2 systems architectures according to the NATO Architecture Framework (NAF) methodology.

Participation in defining national data interoperability standards, in the international MIP Programme forum and in exercising CWIX demonstrations, promoting the use of data exchange mechanisms through the Tactical Data Interface (IDT).

Support in administering the SIMACET network of the Permanent General Headquarters (CGP) and in the control and monitoring of current C3S (Systems Control and Coordination Centre) networks for migration to the Defence Comprehensive Information Infrastructure (I3D).

Ministry of Defence / Army / Army Support / Army Logistics Support Command (MALE)

Technical support for Army Logistics Support Command (MALE) through the MALE Engineering Headquarters in command and control systems, the new battalion-level system BMS-ET, and field and coast artillery command posts.

Support for MALE in the S4 (SG/2 Shareable
Software Suite) group of NAAG (NATO Army Armaments Group), a group that makes a valuable contribution to the development of ballistic software within NATO.

Ministry of Defence / Air Force / Air Force Support / Air Force Logistics Support Command (MALOG)

Support in the implementation of the Air Command and Control System (ACCS) at ARS Torrejón, in decision- making regarding the Air Force programme and in the identification of risks and roadmaps.

Support in the technical management of the Programme Offices for the Acquisition of Air Command and Control Systems, in the replacement of surveillance and defence radars and in the incorporation of Mode 5 and S capabilities in said radars.

Joint engagement with the Air Force Staff (EMA) in the planning of EoIP migration programmes for the Air Command and Control System, as well as the drop-down component.

Ministry of Home Affairs / Deputy General Directorate for Security Information and Communications Systems (SGSICS)

Engineering services for the procurement and management of a unified communications service for the General Directorates for Police and the Civil Guard, covering all communications (landline and mobile phones, IP, etc.) required by law enforcement agencies to fulfil their mission of safeguarding citizens’ rights and freedoms.

Ministry of Home Affairs / General Directorate for the Civil Guard

Technical support for the Networks Area of the Civil Guard Telecommunications Service in the management and maintenance of LAN, WAN and peripheral networks (landline, mobile and videoconferencing) and their administration, control and security.

NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA)

Technical assistance to the Agency in the management of NATO programmes for the implementation of Alliance information and communications systems, mainly at its facilities in The Hague.

Support in portfolio and programme management, technical architecture management and support for integration and validation at programme level.

Platform Procurement and Support Programmes

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We provide technical consulting services in the planning, economic/financial, technological and support areas throughout the life cycle of air, land and naval platform programmes, including remotely piloted ones, guaranteeing an effective and comprehensive solution.

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for Programmes Management (SDG GESPRO)

Land Programmes Area:
Support for the Programme Offices of Land Systems Command: Pizarro, Ammunition and Wheeled Combat Vehicles (VCR 8x8).

  • Review of the test documentation at the configuration-element level developed in the Technological Programme file and factory sign-off on the main groups. Review of demonstrator acceptance test protocols.
  • Support in drafting technical documentation for the contract launch of 348 VCR 8X8s in first production run and bid analysis.

Air Programmes Area:
Support for the Programme Offices of Air Systems Command:

  • Rotary Wing: support for the Programme Offices of the NH-90 and TIGRE Systems Command.
  • Fixed Wing: support for the Programme Offices of the EF2000, A400M, UAS and future Air Programmes, such as the FCAS/NGWS (Future Combat Air System/Next Generation Weapon System) Programme.

Naval Programmes Area:
Support for the Programme Offices of Naval Systems Command:

  • F-110 Frigate: support in the preparation of the Execution Order signed with Navantia for the construction of five F-110 frigates and tracking of the execution of Technological Programmes (PROGTEC), and in high technological content systems.
  • BAM Offshore Patrol Vessel programme: support in the contract specification of the Intervention and Rescue BAM (BAMIS).
  • S-80 Submarine: Support in tracking the construction and closure of the first element of the S-81P series and in air-independent propulsion (AIP) system alternatives.

Other Support Services:
Technical assistance for the development and continuous improvement of processes, methodologies and tools for the comprehensive management of weapons and material programmes and the development of a quality management system (ISO 9001:2016) for the Deputy General Directorate for Programme Management.

Support to Land Systems Command in the management of the SISCAP programme.

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for Defence Inspection, Regulation and Industrial Strategy (SDG INREID)

Technical support for the different units of SDG INREID:

  • Arms and Explosives Unit: in the authorisation of weapons-manufacturing facilities, risk classification and weapon certifications.
  • Industrial Security Area: in the maintenance of processes ensuring compliance with Information Security regulations held by MoD companies (SEGINFOEMP).
  • Airbus Getafe: in the MRTT (Multi Role Transport Tanker) programmes for the Government of Singapore (GoS) and the Republic of Korea (RoKAF).
  • Airbus Helicopter: follow-up on the NH90 programme at its new location in Marignane (France). Control of production processes and the incidence of location change from an airworthiness point of view for industrial and rendition flights.
  • Airworthiness Unit: in international collaboration and recognition activities of the Defence Airworthiness Authority.
Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for Armament and Material Procurement (SDG ADQUI)

Support for Programme Offices on international and national procurement issues for Air, Naval and Land Platforms, including:

  • The EF2000, the HALCON project (procurement of aircraft to replace F18s in the Canary Islands fleet), the A400M (Global Support Step2 contract, global amendment to the Development and Production Contract for the A400MDPP OCCAR/A400M/001 Programme).
Ministry of Defence / Secretary of State for Defence / General Directorate for Economic Affairs (DIGENECO)

Support for the Budget Office (OPRE) in the financial management of Special Weapons Programmes and the preparation of reprogramming files for approval by the Cabinet.

Technical support for the Cost Evaluation Group (CEG) in estimating the life-cycle cost of the systems and infrastructures to be acquired by the Ministry of Defence, in analysing programme viability and providing information for decision-making by the planning authorities, both in the long term and in individual acquisitions per programme.

Ministry of Defence / Defence Staff (EMAD) / Armed Forces Bureau of Intelligence (CIFAS)

Technical support in the knowledge management systems of the Armed Forces Bureau of Intelligence and engagement in multinational programmes for the production of military mapping of areas of geostrategic interest.

Support in sustaining JISR capability related to SAPIIEM systems in CIFAS (SICONDEF and BICES) operating environments, and first-level support and incident resolution for the Bureau’s engagement in the national and NATO exercises in which it participates.

Ministry of Defence / Army / Army Logistics Support Command (MALE)

Support for the MALE Engineering Department in the acquisition or evolution of different systems: anti-aircraft artillery, field artillery, manned and unmanned ground and air platforms, inhibitors, electronic warfare stations, etc. Support in system definition, requirements-gathering and the systems procurement and support cycle.

Support in defining and designing the Army’s Future Logistics Base in matters relating to systems, technologies, equipment and people needs.

Support in predictive studies of the Weapon Systems life cycle: implementation of IoT and AI-based analytics technologies. Support in the implementation of Additive Manufacturing in the National Territory (Army) and in Military Operations (EDA).

Continued technical assistance in the implementation of Lean Manufacturing at OLCs.

Technical support for the Engineering Department at the Helicopter Maintenance Centre (PCMHEL) for airworthiness maintenance of the HA-28 Tigre and HT-29 NH90GSPA weapon systems.

Ministry of Defence / Navy / Navy Logistics Support Command (JAL)

Support for activities in the Platforms sector of the JAL Deputy General Directorate for Engineering, preparation of Navy Logistics Support analysis guides and Integrated Logistics Support (ALI) management guides, and definition of the EDC cost groups of the F-110 Programme. 

Technical support for the Cost Evaluation Section in Special Weapons Programmes S-80 and F-110, in their economic monitoring by leveraging earned value methods.

Support for the Constructions Inspectorate Command in Cadiz during the construction of five corvettes as part of the contract Navantia closed with the Royal Saudi Navy. 

Collaboration in the preparation of different support guides and definition of Logistics 4.0 throughout the process associated with the Spanish Navy’s F-110 project.

Technical support for the Submarine Technical Certification Office (OCTSUB).

Support for activities in the Platforms sector of the JAL Deputy General Directorate for Engineering, preparation of Navy Logistics Support analysis guides and Integrated Logistics Support (ALI) management guides, and definition of the EDC cost groups of the F-110 Programme. 

Technical support for the Cost Evaluation Section in Special Weapons Programmes S-80 and F-110, in their economic monitoring by leveraging earned value methods.

Support for the Constructions Inspectorate Command in Cadiz during the construction of five corvettes as part of the contract Navantia closed with the Royal Saudi Navy. 

Collaboration in the preparation of different support guides and definition of Logistics 4.0 throughout the process associated with the Spanish Navy’s F-110 project.

Technical support for the Submarine Technical Certification Office (OCTSUB).

Ministry of Defence / Air Force / Air Force Logistics Support Command (MALOG)

Support in the procurement and management of the new Air Force weapons systems material. Support for the management of the C3 contract for Eurofighter maintenance through to 2021, control of material procurement and repair needs.

Collaboration in the management of electronic orders in phase 2 of initial procurement and support for artillery premises in material management.

Ministry of Defence / Air Force Staff (EMA)

Support in the drafting of Staff Requirements documents (REM) for skills acquisition.

Technical support in the planning of manned and unmanned air platform procurement programmes for the Air Force coordination team with the central authority’s Procurement and Programmes offices (DGAM): Reaper, EUROMALE, Anti-drone and SUAV procurement programmes and also as future users of the NGWS (Next Generation Weapon System).

Isdefe has spearheaded management with the European Commission and its INEA (Innovative Network and Energy Agency) and SDM (SESAR Deployment Manager) management entities for the use of CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) funds leveraged in the implementation of the SESAR programme in the Air Force. Projects executed on air platforms and ground segment systems.

Ministry of Defence / EMAD / Military Emergencies Unit (EMU)

Technical assistance in the process of outsourcing maintenance and spare parts procurement, performing breakdown analysis studies, defining Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) for new acquisitions in the EMU Vital Plan and implementing the S1000D standard.

Navantia S-80

Isdefe’s collaboration in the S-80 Submarine Programme in activities related to the Verification of Operational Requirements, support for theSafety Programmeand preparation of technical documentation through a team made up of Spanish Navy personnel classified as Special Services, at the Cartagena shipyard.

European Union / EDA

Completion of a study for the definition and deployment of a Multinational Capacity of Deployable Camps for military and civil operations, based on a collaborative Pooling and Sharing strategy..

Ministry of Public Works / Administrator of Railway Infrastructures (ADIF)

Support in the implementation of an Internal Audit System in the preparation of the Assurance and Risk Analysis Map.

Technical assistance in the comprehensive review of Conventional Network maintenance contracts.

European Union / GALILEO

Engineering and consulting services for the European GNSS Service Centre (GSC): Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) for the start-up and operation of the Centre and for integration with the other GALILEO Centres. Logistics engineering studies for the improvement and optimisation of support processes and operations.

Services for the Galileo Security Monitoring Centre (GSMC): in the definition of the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) of Buildings E2 and E6. Preparation of studies of Failure Mode, Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA). Preparation of the Maintenance Plan.  Definition of KPIs and metrics for operations control.

Technology Centres

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We supply multidisciplinary work teams in defence research, development and experimentation centres, with the knowledge and experience required for scientific-technical and management environments needed to carry out activities in the aeronautical and space fields and in technologies related to nuclear, radiological, biological and chemical defence.

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / National Institute of Aerospace Technology (INTA)

Support for the Cybersecurity Lab attached to the Cybersecurity and Communications Area of the La Marañosa Institute of Technology (ITM), in tasks involving security analysis around source code and vulnerabilities of applications developed by the DGAM.

Support in the certification and classification of different types of military and transport aircraft and helicopters: Airbus A330 MMF, aircraft C-295 TS-03 y C-295 MW CA-01 (Canada)

Engineering services for the development, maintenance and operation of Unmanned Air Platforms: RPAS SIVA, Milano and ALO (in collaboration with Boeing), and target & decoy DIANA aircraft.

Turbojets: Participation in the operation, maintenance and development of the wind tunnel for turbojet tests: Rolls Royce Trent -900, Trent-xwb y el Trent -3000.

Aeronautical Materials and Structures: Technical support in national and international projects for research on protective aeronautical coatings such as GENERA, HELADA, EMEP, RAISELIFE and PHOBIC2ICE, SENTINEL 6 and ATHENA.

Degassing tests and analysis of the metric and systematic spectrum of oils, lubricants and fuels to serve the Air Force and aviation industry.

Classification of environmental tests for EXPAL Mk pumps for the Eurofighter and preparation of a plan to convert CEMIS into a European benchmark for environmental tests on aviation hydrogen cells.

Participation in the test of the European HYCARUS project for supplying aircraft with fuel cells.

Participation in onboard product development projects for planetary satellite missions such as: EXOMARS, MARS-2020, SOPHI, METIS, SEOSAT/UVAS, MYRIADE, MAGMA, NEWTON and RAMAN.

Support for the activity of the Astrobiology Centre such as the partnership with NASA’s InSight Mission to Mars or Virtual Observatory project operation.

SPASOLAB laboratory support for space solar cell classification for the JUICE (Jupiter Icy Moons) mission. Collaboration in the design of a stratospheric balloon together with the DoD (USA), NRL (USA).

Development of software for the testing of tactical links Link16 and Link22 to carry out the link between the PATRIOT weapons system and the BMD operations centre, or the LINPRO national data processor mounted on ships.

Support in the application for accreditation as a reference laboratory for the calibration of ionising radiation.

Participation in Intercomparison exercises organised by the Robert Koch Institute, Bacterial EQAE 2019 and EQAE1 Biotoxins.

Support in the operation of the Torregorda Centre for product verification and approval.

Ministry of Home Affairs / CETSE Safety Technology Centre

Technical support services for Research, Development and Innovation. Support for the promotion of R&D initiatives. Support in the coordination of the Security User Community (CoU España), search and channelling of funding opportunities, support for ongoing innovative projects such as the GLOBAL-CD system for drone detection and neutralisation.

Logistics and Supply Chain Systems

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We provide engineering, consulting and support services to enhance the efficiency and control of the Armed Forces’ logistics systems, providing solutions in the supply chain and logistics centre management, and knowledge and support across NATO Codification System processes.

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for Defence Inspection, Regulation and Industrial Strategy (SDG INREID)

Technical assistance in the international expansion of NATO codification services with the incorporation of new countries such as Saudi Arabia and Peru as users of the SICAD codification system developed by Isdefe for the Spanish Ministry of Defence and used in six countries. Isdefe engages in teaching NATO codification management courses at the international level at the NCB College of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA).

Ministry of Defence / Army / Army Logistics Support Command (MALE)

Support in initiatives to implement 4.0 technologies, such as the definition of new Logistics Base supply processes and technologies for the design of an innovative technological logistics centre with 4.0 technology.

Technical support in the implementation of machine learning techniques to ensure inventory data reliability in Army information systems.

Support in the consolidation of the project to rationalise the Army logistics system with a systemic view of logistics applications and its centralised and unified management.

Ministry of Defence / Air Force / Air Force Logistics Support Command (MALOG)

Technical consulting to define and monitor the different Air Force deployment kits.

Collaboration in the monitoring of the activity of the different fleets, coordinating with artillery premises and logistics hubs on organic production planning (repairs and manufacturing). Support in the 2019 annual requirements determination plan. Configuration of the Procurement Plan for aircraft spare parts and preparation of proposals for the processing of spare parts files and monitoring of their management.

Technical support for the implementation of  modificationsto advance in the implementation of single sky regulations.

Collaboration in various onboard weapons upgra-
upgrading and procurement programmes (AMRAAM C-7, TAURUS missiles, IRIS-T).

Ministry of Defence / Navy / Navy Logistics Support Command (JAL)

Technical support for the Navy in the definition of the new Navy Logistics Information System.

Ministry of Defence / Military Emergencies Unit (EMU)

Engineering and consulting services for the evolution of the EMU Logistics System (SIGLUME) and its integration with other systems.

Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Systems

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We provide engineering and technical consulting services to military and police agencies around intelligence-gathering and electronic warfare, as well as in the conceptualisation and testing of systems to inhibit, disrupt or intercept unauthorised communications, with the aim of supporting strategic, operational and tactical managers in the development of their missions.

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM)

Support in DGAM weapons programmes such as the SANTIAGO Programme: definition of phase II design and development. Collaboration in different satellite initiatives and programmes both for communications and Earth Observation Systems such as the European initiative EDA GOVSATCOM, which laid the foundations for the future SpainSAT.

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for Planning, Technology and Research (SDGPLATIN)

Support for the monitoring and control of R&D programmes with strategic value for national defence such as sensors for the new F-110 frigate, measurement of radar and infrared signatures for Navy vessels, the European Tactical Airlift Programme (ETAP) for future airspace fighters, advanced technologies and unmanned platform programmes such as Pelican.

Ministry of Home Affairs / Secretary of State for Security / Deputy General Directorate for Information and Communications Systems for Security (SGSICS)

Technical assistance in the area of the Legal Interception of Telecommunications and Data Retention System to monitor the status and performance of the resources deployed and to support the management of procurements in this regard.

Ministry of Home Affairs / Secretary of State for Security / Deputy General Directorate for Planning and Management of Medium Security Infrastructure (SGPGIMS)

Technical support for the Deputy General Directorate, as the authority responsible for the management of European Internal Security Funds (ISFs) in the control and verification of projects and new developments in external border control and police cooperation.  Technical assistance to the Ministry in the presentation, monitoring and justification of projects co-financed by this fund in the field of visas.

Security for Information Systems and Critical Infrastructures

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We help to ensure the safety of critical systems, covering all security-related activities from a comprehensive approach (information, persons, facilities), paying special attention to relevant information systems for national defence and security, the normal operation of Public Administrations and critical infrastructures.

Ministry of Defence / Defence Staff / Cyber Defence Joint Command (MCCD)

Engineering and technical assistance services in the areas of cyber defence, supporting MCCD plans to obtain defence, operation and response capabilities to develop military operations in cyberspace. The scope of the technical assistance encompasses the Operations Zone, where Isdefe engineers are part of the military contingent sent by the MCCD to carry out cyber defence activities (CIS security audits and inspections).

Ministry of Defence / Defence Staff (EMAD) / Joint Military Staff (EMACON)

Support for the Joint Action Support Command (JAAC) and the CIS Command of the Armed Forces (JCISFAS) for the implementation in the Spanish Armed Forces of the NATO Federated Mission Networking (FMN) concept. Participation in different national and international work panels and groups and in designing and deploying the Interoperability Laboratory.

Assistance in the planning and implementation of different national and NATO exercises, including the National Validation, Verification and Confirmation Exercise (V2CN), Steadfast Cobalt y Coalition Warrior Interoperability Exploration.

Ministry of Defence / National Intelligence Centre (CNI) / National Cryptology Centre (CCN)

Support for the National Cryptology Centre Certification Organisation for activities carried out in the field of the National ICT Security Assessment and Certification Scheme (ENECSTIC):

  • Certification of ICT security products.
  • Accreditation of Scheme evaluation laboratories.

Support for the CCN Projects and Technologies Department for the preparation of the ICT Security Product Catalogue (CPSTIC), qualified for use in the scope of the National Security Strategy, high category and internal evaluation tests.

Ministry of Defence / Army / CIS Command (JCISAT)

Advice to the cybersecurity section in the review of security documentation, the preparation of inspection reports of national classified systems and the security documentation and technical configuration of standalone computers handling National and NATO/EU classified information.  Mentoring of the Army’s virtual Cyber Defence Awareness classroom.

Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda / State-owned Port Authorities

Technical support in port security to move towards comprehensive security, leveraging both public-public partnerships with law enforcement agencies and public-private partnerships with companies that carry out commercial activities in the service area of ports of general interest.

Support in the definition of regulatory criteria in security, implementation and outreach activities; monitoring compliance with regulations on maritime protection and definition of systems allowing implementation of port security regulations.

Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda / Port Authorities

Technical support services for updating a port authority’s Operator Security Plan and support to develop measures associated with regulations around critical infrastructures and maritime protection.

Support for adaptation to the National Security Scheme (ENS) and to draft technical specifications for various services.

Ministry of Justice / Deputy General Directorate for Digital Transformation Planning and Management

Technical and management support for the Minerva and LexNET Technological Modernisation, Electronic Communications, Digital Justice and Dashboards projects for monitoring the Justice Administration.

Support for the Ministry’s engagement in European Union projects for the interconnection and interoperability of Justice Administrations, such as eCodex and eSENS.

Support in the functions of the Secretariat of State Technical Committee on Electronic Judicial Administration (CTEAJE).

Ministry of Justice / Deputy General Directorate for Innovation and Quality of the Judicial Office and Tax Office

Support for change management in the Justice Administration for deployments of the new Judicial Office and Tax Office models in the Justice Administration.

Support in public communication functions of the Ministry and in preparing handbooks on procedures related to the implementation of new technological tools such as those for Digital Justice.

Ministry of Justice / Deputy Secretariat of State for Justice / General Directorate for Registers and Notaries (DGRN)

Advice on systems security, interoperability, efficiency and engineering, particularly around the implementation and deployment of the new Civil Registry model.

Technical support in application and compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and adaptation of the National Security Scheme (ENS) in all services within the remit of the General Directorate.

Ministry of Justice / State Attorney / General Directorate of the State Legal Service

Performance of technical support activities and advice on the analysis and adaptation of data protection regulations and the National Security Scheme.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation

Technical support in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the Digital Transformation Action Plan for procedures and systems handling classified information.

Support in the accreditation of information systems handling national and/or international classified information.

Ministry of Territorial Policy and Public Function / Secretariat of State for the Public Function / General Secretariat for Digital Administration

Technical support in the field of digital administration for the progress and monitoring of actions in the fields of security, interoperability, planning and reporting of results at the national and international levels.

Advice for adaptation to the National Security Scheme in the evolution and improvement of both it and the National Interoperability Scheme and the definition of a forthcoming cybersecurity operations centre.

Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities / Technical General Secretariat

Support and advice in the analysis and regulatory adaptation of data protection and the National Security Scheme.

Ministry of Health / General Directorate for Public Health, Quality and Innovation

Support in the evolution of the Health Information System and the interoperability of digital medical records and e-prescriptions between the Ministry and the Autonomous Communities.

Participation in improving the interoperability of clinical information at the European level and terminology standardisation of the National Health System for the purpose of statistical consolidation.

Support for the Institute for the Elderly and Social Services (IMSERSO) to improve management in the procurement of information systems projects and services to make the results of these procurements more efficient and secure.

Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Cortes and Democratic Memory / National Heritage

Advice and support in security systems: for security infrastructures, anti-intrusion security systems, perimeter security systems, CCTV systems, security management systems, access control systems, fire protection systems and inspection equipment (metal detection arches and scanners) at the different National Heritage locations and offices.

European Union / European Defence Agency (EDA)

Study of the state-of-the-art of technologies and threats applicable to cyber defence with the aim of identifying and proposing projects contributing to improve military capabilities in the field of cyber defence at the European Union level.

European Union / European GNSS Agency (GSA)

Engineering and consulting services to the EU GNSS Security Accreditation Board (SAB) in the accreditation activities of European Union satellite navigation systems (EU GNSS Systems): independent audit of security documentation, technical system security testing, open source analysis, risk analysis and security standards development.

European Union / European Union Satellite Centre (SatCen)

Technical consulting on information security and accreditation of systems handling classified information: risk analysis, analysis of security architectures, secure configuration of information systems, preparation of security documentation (SSRS, SecOPs and SISRS) and migration plans for classified information systems.

NATO / Allied Command Transformation (ACT)

Isdefe, in collaboration with the MCCD,  provides technical support to the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCoE), participating in the organisation of international cyber exercises such as LockedShields y CrossedSwordsthe execution of international courses and the rollout of Red Team reports and studies.

Technical support to NATO’s Allied Command Transformation (ACT) with engineering personnel at its facility in Norfolk (Virginia, USA), providing strategic consulting on the development of NATO capabilities in cyberspace operations. Support for the development of doctrine, highlighting the concept of CyberOperational Domain Awareness.

Critical Infrastructure Operators

Consulting services for Critical Infrastructure operators or Ministry of Defence suppliers to establish control points and accredit systems that handle classified information: Security Plan, Risk Analysis, Secure Information System Configurations. Preparation of security documentation: DRES, POS. Services in all cases focused on information security or the security of low-cost, short-term critical infrastructures.

Strategic Infrastructures

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We provide strategic infrastructure management-support services for naval bases, police centres and airports, essential to the normal operation of a country. Technical support services in the planning, design and management of these special types of facilities, applying the dual use of engineering both to the military and civil fields.

Ministry of Defence / Navy / Navy Support / Navy Logistics Support Command (JAL) / DIGENIN

Technical assistance services within the framework of the infrastructure investment programme associated with the S-80 submarine programme.

Ministry of Home Affairs / Secretariat of State for Security

Drafting of the implementation project for the construction of a new National Police station in Torrejón de Ardoz (Madrid).

Works management, implementation management and OHS coordination of the construction works for the new National Police station in Seville, southern district.

Ministry of Health / National Institute of Healthcare Management (INGESA)

Support services for project management, OHS coordination and technical assistance for the construction of a new hospital in Melilla.

Border Surveillance and Control Systems

S-DefensaySeg-Vigilancia y control fronteras

Isdefe provides strategic and technical consulting services with a high technological component in border surveillance and control, integrating detection methods, command and control communication instruments and solutions for the detention and identification of potential threats in sea and land border areas.

Ministry of Home Affairs / Secretariat of State for Security

Technical support for the modernisation of the perimeters bordering Spain and Morocco in the Autonomous Cities of Ceuta and Melilla, equipping them with new technical and technological systems: studies, project drafting, implementation management work and OHS coordination of the works in the first phase of the new perimeter security infrastructures.

Ministry of Home Affairs / Secretary of State for Security / Deputy General Directorate for Information and Communications Systems for Security (SGSICS)

Consulting services for the implementation of technology systems for border control, both in instruments for Automated Border Controland the establishment of integrated video surveillance, number plate recognition and facial biometrics systems.

Support for the national deployment of the European PNR (Passenger Name Records), EES (Entry-Exit System) y ETIAS (European Travel
Information and Authorisation System
).

Support for the definition and implementation of the new system for managing applications for international protection (such as asylum or refuge) and digital transformation through the implementation of new systems and the reengineering and integration of e-government applications.

Ministry of Home Affairs / Secretariat of State for Security / General Directorate for the Civil Guard

Support for the upgrading and maintenance of the Border Surveillance System (SIVE), the deployment of which already extends for more than 3,500 km around the Spanish coasts and islands.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs / European Union and Cooperation / General Directorate for Spaniards Abroad and Consular Affairs

Technical assistance in the planning, control and monitoring of compliance with Schengen visa regulations at Spanish consulates.

Comisión Europea, Horizonte 2020

Isdefe participa como miembro del consorcio europeo que desarrolla el proyecto MEDEA, proyecto que se estructura en cuatro líneas de acción interrelacionadas, focalizadas en la región del Mediterráneo y del Mar Negro, entorno caracterizado por unas condiciones de seguridad volátiles y cambiantes, que presenta amenazas y desafíos severos para las sociedades y su prosperidad.

Technological and Industrial Management

S-DefensaySeg-GestionTecnologica

We partner in the development of the national industrial capacity by supporting the definition of technology- based and industrial plans and policies, managing industrial cooperation, analysing industrial capabilities, implementing technology-based surveillance and competitive intelligence systems and promoting innovation platforms.

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Materials (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for Defence Inspection, Regulation and Industrial Strategy (SGD INREID)

Technical support in industrial analyses and studies of various programmes with national funding or funded by the European Defence Fund or in cooperation with NATO.

Consulting and support for the NGWS (Next Generation Weapon System) programme set to replace European fighter aircraft fleets, the analysis of programme-related national industrial capabilities and the technologies to be developed.

Engagement in the preparation of the Annual Report on the National Defence Industry, preparation of industry reports and analysis of the industrial capabilities of the national Defence Industrial and Technology Base (BITD).

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for International Relations (SDG REINT)

Technical support for the internationalisation of the Spanish defence industry (institutional support, bilateral meetings, re-issue of the Catalogue of the Spanish Defence Industry), international cooperation in the area of armaments through multilateral forums (NATO, LoI, EDA, OCCAR, EU), support for the EDAP Permanent Secretariat, and support in controlling foreign weapons trade and foreign investments in defence.

Ministry of Defence / Secretariat of State for Defence / General Directorate for Armament and Material (DGAM) / Deputy General Directorate for Planning, Technology and Innovation (SGD PLATIN)

Support for the Technology Surveillance and Forecasting System (SOPT) for defence in its functions. Consulting and support in the review of the Technology and Innovation Strategy for Defence (ETID).

Support for the activities of NATO’s Science and Technology Organisation (STO) in bilateral cooperation initiatives with other countries. Support for European cooperation activities in defence R&D: analysis of work programmes and evaluation criteria for the incorporation of national proposals for European funding within the scope of the Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR) and the forthcoming European Defence Action Plan (EDAP).

Support for the management and evaluation of the 2019 Matching Programme, seeking technological synergies with the National R&D Plan.

Ministry of Science and Innovation / Secretariat of State for Universities and Research and Development / General Directorate for Research and Development / Deputy General Directorate for Fostering Innovation

Advice on improving processes and tools of the Reasoned Reporting system for tax rebates based on business investment in R&D.

European Union / European Defence Agency (EDA)

Technical support for the EDA in the field of technology planning:

OSRA Project:  definition and identification of the technology objectives of Member States and their prioritisation since the Agency is a key player in issues around topics future European Defence Funds managed by the Commission.

Forecasting Project regarding technological forecasting on the state of the art in relevant technological areas of the defence industry, including sessions with European experts (e.g., Human Enhancement Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Guidance, Navigation and Control Technologies for Unmanned Systems, Smart Textiles, Quantum Technologies…).

Identification of future CapTech services and operational improvements such as expert forums to facilitate strategic dialogue with industry and other IT stakeholders in the European defence context going forwards. Identifying future services and operational improvements.

Engagement in the 2020 development contract of the Key Strategic Activities (KSAs) which will identify the relevant industrial defence areas in order to safeguard and develop the strategic autonomy of the European Union.

Crisis and Emergencies Management Systems

S-DefensaySeg-GestionTecnologica

We provide technical support to national and international organisations to manage special situations via consulting for military and civil-protection bodies in the development of crisis control and management centres, paying special attention to command and control and communication systems, in addition to other organisational and managerial aspects.

Ministry of Home Affairs / Secretary of State for Security / Deputy General Directorate for Information and Communications Systems for Security (SGSICS)

Technical assistance for the State Emergency Digital Radio Communications System (SIRDEE) in monitoring its status, updating system deployments and support tools, and in monitoring the deployment of the LTE (Long Term Evolution) network as a technology for future system evolution.

Ministry of Defence / Military Emergencies Unit (EMU)

Technical support services for CIS systems being used at the EMU: Fixed and deployable CIS systems, SIMGE (Integrated Emergency Management System), RENEM (National Emergencies Network), Collaborative Portal and collaborative tools on SharePoint.

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