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Dstl's work: programmes, facilities and accounts

This collection of documents details Dstl's work by subject area including funding available, and information about our facilities and customer accounts.

For more information about any of Dstl’s programmes, facilities and accounts, contact centralenquiries@dstl.gov.uk.

Dstl overview

An overview of Dstl’s role, remit and capabilities.

  1. Defence Science and Technology Laboratory overview

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Dstl's programmes of work

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) manages customer work through programmes, using external suppliers where possible. This group of documents contains details of all of our programmes.

  1. Air decision support programme

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  2. Air enabling capability and technologies programme

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  3. Air integrated survivability programme

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  4. Assured information infrastructure programme

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  5. C4ISR decision support and experimentation programme

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  6. Chemical, biological and radiological programme

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  7. Close combat systems programme

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  8. Combat air programme

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  9. Combat support programme

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  10. Conventional weapons programme

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  11. Countering terrorist weapons programme

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  12. Cyber programme

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  13. Defence logistics and support programme

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  14. Homeland security programme

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  15. Human sciences programme

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  16. Integrated sensing programme

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  17. Intelligence and countering adversary networks programme

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  18. Knowledge, innovation and futures enterprise programme

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  19. Land environment decision support programme

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  20. Land integrated survivability programme

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  21. Maritime decision support programme

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  22. Maritime freedom of manoeuvre programme

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  23. Materials and structures technology programme

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  24. Novel weapons programme

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  25. Resilience programme

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  26. Ship systems and integrated survivability programme

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  27. Space programme

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  28. Strategic and ballistic missile defence systems programme

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  29. Strategy and capability programme

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  30. Training programme

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  31. Unmanned air systems programme

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Dstl's facilities

Dstl’s specialist facilities are available for use by other government departments and non-government organisations. The indoor ballistics range offers a small-arms ballistics and fragment firing capability to assess the ballistic effects of weapon performance; the UK Home Made Explosives (HME) facility carries out research to counter the threat from improvised or home made explosives; our secure waste disposal facility, the Destructor Complex, provides a specialist disposal solution for hazardous or high security waste materials.

  1. Indoor ballistics range facility

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  2. UK Home Made Explosives (HME) Facility

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  3. Secure waste disposal facility

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Dstl's accounts

Dstl manages its work through an account management structure, modelled around Dstl’s customer environments. Details of each account can be found here.

  1. Air Account

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  2. Head Office Account

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  3. Joint Forces Account – Specialist User

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  4. Joint Forces Account – Information Superiority

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  5. Land Account

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  6. Maritime Account

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  7. Wider Government Account

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