We sustain the SAF’s Guided Weapons, Armament, Radar, Command and Control, Communications and Simulation systems, and ensure that they are operationally ready at all times.

As the technical authority for Armament systems, we provide engineering expertise and end-to-end support from acquisition to Operations and Support (O&S) phases.

We innovate constantly, as well as tap emerging technologies in machine learning, data analytics and automation, to provide holistic, cost-effective O&S solutions without compromising on safety.

Firing it Up

Firing it Up

DSTA armament safety engineers contributed to the spectacular fireworks display at National Day Parade 2013.

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Streamlining to Reap Savings

Streamlining to Reap Savings

A DSTA team consolidated the Army’s management of maintenance and training support services into a single contract.

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Giving a New Lease of Life

Giving a New Lease of Life

Through their innovation, DSTA engineers extended the lifespan of the SAF’s stockpile of hand grenades.

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Tracking Down Small Threats

Tracking Down Small Threats

A DSTA team integrated various systems to improve the performance of the coastal surveillance system.

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Saving Cost in Ammunition Management

Saving Cost in Ammunition Management

DSTA's Just-in-Time ammunition management concept helped the SAF reap cost savings of S$27 million.

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Containing Explosive Threats

Containing Explosive Threats

Now just one soldier is required to operate the newer and safer Radiological Dispersal Device Total Containment Vessel.

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Validating Hazard Classifications

Validating Hazard Classifications

DSTA has conducted trials to identify the hazard classification of explosives accurately, allowing the SAF to reap cost savings and enhance safety.

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Disposing of Dangers Safely

Disposing of Dangers Safely

DSTA developed an environmentally friendly and cost-effective method of disposing unserviceable ammunition for the SAF.

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Increasing Reliability of Radio Systems

Increasing Reliability of Radio Systems

The Radio Frequency tester developed by DSTA not only increased the reliability of checks, but also reduced manpower required.

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Having a Crack at Innovation

Having a Crack at Innovation

A DSTA team designed an innovative airtight radome cover to seal the RSAF’s Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles from local climate conditions.

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Achieving Mission Success

Achieving Mission Success

DSTA engineers played a key role in the 15-month deployment of Weapon Locating Radar to Afghanistan. Their efforts earned them the Defence Technology Prize in 2011.

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