Corporate report

Defence Equipment and Support: corporate plan financial years 2017 to 2020

This corporate plan sets out the strategic objectives for DE&S over the financial period 2017 to 2020.



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 covers the financial period 2017 to 2020. The plan sets out the organisation’s strategic objectives and work in train to deliver against priorities outlined in the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) and 2016 equipment plan.

Published 21 April 2017