Report on the Danish Defence’s procurement process for major defence equipment


Report no. 5/2013

The report is about the processes that govern the Danish Defence’s procurement of major equipment. Rigsrevisionen has in previous report pointed to problems concerning the Defence’s procurement of major defence equipment, which turned out more expensive, delayed and of slipping quality.

The purpose of the examination is to assess whether the Ministry of Defence has improved its procurement of major equipment. The report answers the following questions: 

  • Has the Ministry of Defence improved its procurement process?
  • Has the Defence established procedures to follow up on project procurement processes after the equipment has been delivered?

Rigsrevisionen initiated and launched the examination in March 2013.

Read the 1st chapter of the report (PDF)