Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
The specialist operational and laboratory facility brings together law enforcement, policing and counter-terrorism interests alongside military research.
The first AUKUS artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomy trial was held, with the aim of rapidly driving these technologies into responsible military use.
Fourth OFEME symposium 2023
Representatives from industry, academia and across government are invited to join the symposium to work alongside Dstl’s scientists and shape future thinking.
Technical take off for UK Armed Forces
A newly developed programme will deliver battlespace solutions to the UK Armed Forces.
Working for Dstl
Dstl employs some of the world’s brightest people. We’re always on the lookout for talented, creative, dedicated and innovative individuals to join us.
The Violent Extremism Research and Evidence (VERE) repository provides easy access to the best research and how it can be applied in practice.
Latest from Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
What we do
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is the science inside UK defence and security.
Dstl is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence.
Guidance and regulationSee all guidance and regulation
Research and statistics
- Stories from the Future: exploring new technology through useful fiction
- Future threats or opportunities: Dstl student essay competition
Transparency and freedom of information releasesSee all transparency and freedom of information releases
SP4 0JQ (Alternative postcode for some sat-nav systems: SP4 0JG)
Make an FOI request
- Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
- Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
- Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.
Freedom of Information Requests
Freedom of Information and Environmental Regulations
+44 (0) 1980 950000 option 1
Also to be used for Environmental Regulations requests
High profile groups within Dstl
Jobs and contracts