Military & Defence

Military and Defence Electronic Design Services

At DSL, we have developed a solid reputation working in close partnership with many specialist defence contractors across the UK, Europe and beyond. Our work has involved us in providing both commercial off the shelf (COTS) and design solutions to meet the specific demands and rugged performance reliability required in the military and defence environments.


Key issues for Military and Defence:

  • Performance to required MIL specifications
  • Proven project reliability to ensure deadline completion
  • Cost efficiency in overall project delivery
  • Flexible solutions for mobile, wearable and power efficient applications
  • Product lifetime engineering and production support
  • Functional reliability to overcome demanding operating conditions

The DSL Advantage

All our design and development work is carried out in-house at our UK design centre such that our verification methodology covers every part of the process.

Our capabilities include:

  • Advanced processor board design
  • Latest design tools
  • Proven Development Processes
  • Detailed knowledge of cutting edge chipset integration and functionality
  • Design capability in RF, Analogue and Digital

Performance standards:

All of our design engineers are fully trained to recognised IPC CID+ standards for circuit design and PCB design. This includes specific capability in Design For eXcellence (DFX), Design for Manufacture (DFM), Design for Test (DFT) and Design for Assembly (DFA).

Areas of Expertise


Services for the Military and Defence sectors:

Our range of specialist services includes:

  • Systems Engineering
  • Electronic Design
  • Prototyping
  • Production
  • Compliance Test & Verification
  • Software services
  • Obsolescence management