UK: Dstl ‘briefcase bomb’ donated to Royal Logistic Corps Museum

The dummy device, constructed by 2 Dstl apprentices, will support educational outreach activity at the recently-opened museum at Worthy Down near Winchester. The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) incorporates the Army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal regiments whose bomb disposal experts are called Read More …

NATO trials Dstl standard for counter-drone systems

Originally developed by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and Innovate UK, SAPIENT is an open software architecture that helps different sensors, interfaces and decision-making modules work together with little or no software engineering, and can improve efficiency through Read More …

Dstl announces armoured UGV concept study at DSEI

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has initiated a study into future Uncrewed Ground Vehicle (UGV) concepts to explore cost effective solutions to protect UGVs from threat and provide specific armour and technology that will ensure high levels of Read More …

UK: Dstl research and funding priorities

Guidance to industry and academia on priority areas and funding opportunities for science and technology, research and development, and innovation 2021 to 2025. The unprecedented increase in the defence budget will mean around £6.6 billion funding for research and development, Read More …

Scottish uni developing robots for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning

A Scottish university will help create robotic technologies for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning jobs, taking humans out of harm’s way. Heriot-Watt University’s National Robotarium is working on the project with Sheffield-based robotics software firm Cyberselves and Resolve Robotics, of Read More …

DASA UK Competition: Telexistence [Update]

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition, run on behalf of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), aims to develop and demonstrate the components of a telexistence solution to the defence and security community. There is the potential for Read More …