Catalogue description War Office and Ministry of Defence: Inspectorate of Fighting Vehicles and Mechanical Equipment: Reports

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Reference: WO 362
Title: War Office and Ministry of Defence: Inspectorate of Fighting Vehicles and Mechanical Equipment: Reports
Description:

This series consists of annual reports for the Inspectorate of Fighting Vehicles and Mechanical Equipment, Kidbrooke, giving an overview of its work and administration.

Date: 1960-1984
Arrangement:

Chronological order.

Related material:

Inspectorate of Electrical and Mechanical Equipment reports are in

SUPP 26

For Fighting Vehicles Research and Development Establishment reports see WO 194

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Ministry of Defence, Inspectorate of Fighting Vehicles and Mechanical Equipment, 1964-1971

War Office, Inspectorate of Fighting Vehicles and Mechanical Equipment, 1962-1964

Physical description: 68 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Defence , from 1999

Accruals: Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

The Inspectorate of Fighting Vehicles was transferred to the War Office in 1962 following the abolition of the Ministry of Supply in 1959 and its subsequent transfer to the Ministry of Aviation. It was redesignated the Inspectorate of Fighting Vehicles and Mechanical Equipment (IFVME). With the formation of the Ministry of Defence Procurement Executive in 1971 the inspectorate was retitled Quality Assurance Directorate (Fighting Vehicles and Engineering Equipment) QAD(FE).

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