UK Defence
Solutions Centre

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

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UKDSC News

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

King’s Creates Policy Makers of Tomorrow

Congratulations to Kings College London for the launch of its International School for Government. The school aims to deliver a fresh approach to the professional development of those working in and around government. It was launched on Tuesday by former PM

GKN Aerospace UK joins UKDSC as an Associate Member

UK Defence Solutions Centre is pleased to announce that GKN Aerospace has become a UKDSC Associate Member. GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier and operates in 15 countries at 50 manufacturing locations employing 18,000 people. GKN

King’s College London joins UKDSC as an Associate Member

The UK Defence Solutions Centre (UKDSC) is pleased to announce that King’s College London has become a UKDSC Associate Member. King’s College London is one of the top 10 UK universities and has a leading Policy Institute that focuses on Defence

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.