The defence plan lays out the top level management priorities and supporting objectives of the department for the period 2009/13.
The plan is laid out in 4 sections:
- section 1, summarises the strategic context within which defence will operate
- section 2, outlines the strategic themes that will be important to the delivery of the defence, output in the period of this plan and outlines our priorities for delivery over the next 4 years
- section 3 is about strategic management, and in particular provides information about how the objectives within this plan fit with the objectives placed upon the department
- section 4 sets out our objectives using the defence scorecard