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.
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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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Graduate Scheme

"Purvi, who comes from Essex, graduated from University with a degree in Aerospace Engineering. She has been on the scheme for a year."

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Unmanned trucks could deliver supplies to British and US troops in...

The project will run trials of unmanned technologies to test in the final stage of transport of supplies to troops The MoD is to call on industry and academia to put forward test technologies for robotic and autonomous systems for experimental trials with unmanned trucks for the British...

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UK MoD awards £372m Hawk support contracts

BAE Systems, Babcock and Rolls-Royce win new deals under government announcement. The UK Ministry of Defence has committed £372 million across four contracts for the continued in-service support of Hawk fast jet training aircraft, securing about 700 UK jobs until 2020. The fleet of Hawk...

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