Previous DefCARS user guidance for defence contractors

This guidance below has been superseded and is for reference purposes only.

Earlier versions of the SSRO’s reporting guidance, since the web version of DefCARS was released in March 2017 are below. They remain on the SSRO website for reference purposes.

Version 8:

Version 7:

Versions 6-1:

Report templates and user guides for DefCARS prior to March 2017 and the previous DPS principles guidance which is now included in the current version of the reporting guidance are also available.

Published 15 March 2017
Last updated 11 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated for publication of version 9

  2. Version 7 of reporting guidance added

  3. First published.