Defence Innovation

DASA works with innovative organisations to deliver the next generation of security tools and services.

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Army Innovation Hub

Standing for Army Rapid Innovation & Experimentation Lab, ARIEL seeks to work with innovative industries in a shared space, allowing ideas to be developed, and technology and equipment to be refined.


Defence and Security Accelerator

DASA finds and funds exploitable innovation to support UK defence and security quickly and effectively, and support UK prosperity.


DE&S Future Capabilities Group

The DE&S Future Capabilities Group (FCG) works with industry to explore and de-risk new capabilities against Front-Line Command needs.


jHub & jHub digital

jHub is the Innovation centre for Strategic Command, seeking innovation and technology to enhance and improve the operation of the UK armed forces.


Regional Defence and Security Clusters

These are regional collaboration clusters led by industry and academia with the support of government and its ministerial departments such as the MOD and its innovation directorate, and the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA).


Royal Air Force Innovation Hub

RAFX develops technology for the RAF to discover how it can help deliver safer, more efficient and predictable operations, and create the next generation Air Force.


Royal Navy Innovation Hub

Standing for Discover, Analysis and Rapid Exploitation, the DARE team explores ways of providing cutting-edge technology and operational prototypes to show where the Royal Navy could go in the future.


UK Space Command

UK Space Command is a joint command staffed by the Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, civil servants, and commercial partners. It aims to deliver space equipment programmes that integrate with other defence capabilities.