There is no universally agreed definition of defence management. Defence management simply refers to the idea that defence organisations need to turn defence policies into practice,
National security policy (NSP), also known as national security doctrine, is a framework describing how a country provides security for the state and its citizens.
The purpose of security and defence planning, particularly long-term defence planning is to define the means, including the future force structure, which would allow defence and security sector institutions to deal effectively with likely future challenges.
Programme-based force development or programme-based defence resource management refers to the process of developing armed forces’ capabilities via short-term programmes.
Security sector resource management , also called budgeting, allocation, or financial management, is embedded in the overall resource management of a country.
Human resources management corresponds to the process of managing security sector and defence workforce, from recruiting, training and deployment all the way to release and retirement.
Acquisition is the process by which equipment and services sourced from external agencies are used in the building of effective military and security capability.
Procurement is an integral part of the acquisition process. Procurement refers to the phase during which governments purchase goods and services from external suppliers.
Defence policy is part of a broader concept of National Security Policy or National Security Strategy. Defence policy encompasses defence planning and management,
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