Welcome to the Defence Equipment and Support Hub

Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is a bespoke trading entity, an arm’s length body of the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Read more »

Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths
Placements / Internships

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DE&S is a community of 9,000 professional engineers and scientists.
MoD projects are fascinating, valuable, and sometimes highly classified.
We equip and support the UK armed forces with state-of-the-art technology.
Over 3,800 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
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Computer Science

"The DESG scheme offers unrivalled scope for training and experience for those proactive enough to seek it out."

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DESG Graduate Scheme

"Your time on the graduate scheme will fly by so the most important thing is to enjoy it."

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£260m deal signed to keep RAF giants flying

A £260 million agreement with the United States Government to support RAF C-17 heavy lift transport aircraft into the next decade has been signed by the MOD, Defence Minister Guto Bebb announced today.  

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MoD funds £30m project to develop laser energy weapon

The project will tackle drawbacks of the technology including the fact that laser energy degrades over distance and in certain atmospheric conditions. A consortium of major engineering firms, including BAE Systems, missile systems specialist MBDA and Qinetiq, has received £30 million...

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