What we do

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) ensures that innovative science and technology contribute to the defence and security of the UK.

Dstl is an executive agency, sponsored by the Ministry of Defence.

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Our management

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Porton Down

SP4 0JQ (Alternative postcode for some sat-nav systems: SP4 0JG)

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Freedom of Information and Environmental Regulations
Dstl Headquarters
Porton Down


Also to be used for Environmental Regulations requests

High profile groups within Dstl

Corporate information