The SDSR’s publication in late 2015 finalise the figure for renewing and extending combat support capability. The Military Engineering 2016 conference was the forum for Capability Directorate Combat Support (CDCS), British Army, to explain their key priorities and to start their research into solution providers for these requirements.

With over a decade of major operations for the NATO alliance at an end, now is the time for military engineers to help recalibrate forces to face the complex and diverse threats of the future.

Lightfoot was present to explore the changing role of the military engineer in the modern combat environment and how we can support them in their roles.