The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is an agency of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) and exists to supply the very best, impartial, scientific and technical research and advice to the MOD and other government departments.
Since Dstl's creation, we have tackled some of the most challenging science and technology problems facing the UK Government and we have developed some exciting solutions. Our work is highly valued by all those we work with, who depend on our advice being the very best for when it really matters.
Dstl, is the centre of scientific excellence for the UK Ministry of Defence, housing one of the largest groups of scientists and engineers in public service in the country.
Its 3,500-strong workforce includes some of the nation÷Õ most talented and creative scientists.
With the brief to ensure that the UK Armed Forces and Government are supported by world class scientific advice, Dstl delivers defence research, specialist technical services and the ability to track global technological developments.
Its capabilities compare with the best in the world, supporting procurement decisions, defence policy-making and operations