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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 Horizon Orbit Launch

UKDSC was pleased to attend the Horizon Orbit Launch from Spaceport Cornwall in Newquay last week, while it wasn’t the result that the community had hoped for it demonstrated the UK’s commitment to forging a UK launch capability. We are deeply

Re-shaping Japan’s Defence; Japan’s new Security and Military Strategies

In December 2022, the Japanese government authorised three significant security documents which indicates a major shift in their post-war defence policy. This is most likely a response to the heightened global tensions, and more specifically the deteriorating relationships within the Indo-Pacific

Multi-Domain Integration – An Industries Perspective

UKDSC has released the Multi-Domain Integration report to UK Strategic Command. The report is a true collaboration of industry, with 11 members of the Defence Growth Partnership and associates authoring sections to provide objective feedback and industry views straight into UK

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.