Corporate report

Defence Equipment and Support: corporate plan financial years 2016 to 2019

This corporate plan sets out the strategic objectives for DE&S over the financial period 2016 to 2019.


The Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) organisation is a bespoke trading entity and arm’s length body of the Ministry of Defence. The primary purpose of DE&S is to equip and support the UK’s armed forces for operations now and in the future.

The DE&S corporate plan captures some of the organisation’s main achievements from the past year, its transformation plans going forward and the high level objectives covering the financial period 2016 to 2019.