Welcome to the Ministry of Defence - 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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Purvi

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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Jacqui

DESG Graduate Scheme

"The DESG Graduate scheme is a great way to find out which areas interest you most and experience different areas of the business before settling down in a permanent post."

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UWE Bristol and MoD launch engineering competition for schools

The University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol and the MoD’s Defence, Equipment and Support (DE&S) organisation are sponsoring the Engineer Leaders Awards, a competition to encourage STEM in schools.

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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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