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The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is all about innovation and multidisciplinary creativity. We’re responsible for designing, developing and applying the very latest in science and technology to protect the UK. Read more »

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  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
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We work with the MoD and over 40 other government departments and bodies.
We deliver our work through nine different Science & Technology capabilities.
Dstl has joined forces with industry to develop the UK’s first ceramic armour development centre of excellence.
To help test infantry kit, we’re employing a state-of-the-art robotic mannequin that can run, sit and even sight a weapon.
Our scientists have developed a synthetic ‘skin’ that could be used to test decontamination procedures.
Our scientists also provided evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria in 2013.
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Brand new x-ray technology set for production in the UK

Ploughshare Innovations has agreed a licence deal with Axi-Tek Ltd for a novel x-ray technology which will be used to develop the next generation of safe and rapid inspection equipment.

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Inside Britain's secret weapons research facility

As Porton Down marks its 100th anniversary, what really goes on inside Britain's most secretive and controversial military research base? Porton Down - also known as the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory - is where much of our top-secret military research is concentrated. It has a budget...

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