Press release: Dstl at DSEI


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The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) will be at the forefront of innovation at this year’s Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI), with announcements on its latest projects, competitions and futuristic solutions to today’s rapidly-evolving threats.

Based at the Innovation Hub in the North Hall, activity will include announcements on the Defence and Security Accelerator’s Last Mile Challenge, which will bring commercial technology such as delivery drones to battlefield logistics. The first model of the Dragonfire laser directed energy weapon and cutting-edge technology with the latest designs for combat clothing and body armour will also be on display.

There will be news of the latest protection for armoured vehicles, and an opportunity to speak to some of our world-leading experts on everything from autonomous vehicles to threat early warning systems.

Today also marks the launch of Dstl’s annual graduate recruitment scheme; with 90 posts available in specialist science and technology research, advice and analysis. For ambitious, motivated and curious graduates, Dstl offers the chance to work on mind-blowing projects in a truly unique environment.

Katrina Ward, from Dstl’s Early Careers team, said:

As a graduate you’ll be supporting real projects from day one and work across your division to grow your technical skills and knowledge of defence. Our graduate scheme also provides a host of training and development opportunities including the chance to start your journey towards chartership.

Dstl can be found at stand N3582a at DSEI.

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