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UK Defence
Solutions Centre

​To enable the UK defence enterprise to succeed in international markets through strategic partnerships.



Welcome to the very latest news, thoughts, research, blog posts and Tweets from UKDSC.

UKDSC Visits Osborne Naval Shipyard, Australia.

UKDSC visited world-class Osborne Naval Shipyard and the innovation & training facilities at Tonsley in Adelaide, South Australia. At the state-of the-art shipyard, BAE Systems Australia is building what will be among the world’s most advanced anti-submarine warfare frigates, known as

UKDSC supports the release of the IRR23

Deeply engaged in the Indo-Pacific theatre; underlining the flagship principle of the 2021 iteration. Highlights the huge quantities of military support to Ukraine and how this must continue in order to halt Putin’s intentions. Defence spending will increase by £5 billion


As the holy month of Ramadan begins, we would like to extend our warmest wishes to all our friends and colleagues around the world. We wish you and your families a blessed month filled with peace, prosperity and harmony. RAMADAN KAREEM

What Makes Us Unique

UKDSC Pillars

The UKDSC Strategy underpins the achievement of its Vision and Mission. The Strategy is based on three key integrated elements:

Market Intelligence

Developing superior customer understanding through objective evidence-driven, strategic market intelligence and analysis

Capability Alignment

Facilitating the alignment of UK and international future capability needs, and promoting international collaboration

Innovation and Investment

Improving the value of UK investment and innovation in the development of UK defence capability.

Our Partners

Jointly Funded by Government and Industry

The UK Defence Solutions Centre (UKDSC) responds to international customers’ needs for innovative and tailored world-class defence solutions at the pre-competitive stage.

Facilitating closer collaboration with customers, partners and industry, the UKDSC looks out across a 15-year horizon.

Established as an independent entity in 2015, the UKDSC works to make the UK defence industry more successful in international markets via:

  • Better alignment with UK Government
  • Facilitating collaboration within the UK value chain
  • Identifying Innovation and investment from a broad range of sources

Our Founders & Associate Members

DGP Founder Members &
UKDSC Associate Members

The UKDSC brings together the best of innovation from the UK Defence Sector, in a unique partnership that breaks the mould of how we do business and drives up the UK defence export market.

Delivering Capability Through Partnership

Team UK is a collaborative environment through which UK Government, Industry and Academia will work in partnership with you to deliver your future defence solutions.