What We Do


Design and develop next-generation defence systems and capabilities. Realise your vision to engineer the possibilities of tomorrow.
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Our People

Meaningful Work

“It was fulfilling to be given the opportunity to contribute in the development of the Hunter Armoured Fighting Vehicle – the Army’s first fully digitised vehicle – that incorporates smart digital technologies. How often do you get to say that about your work?”

- Programme Manager (Land Systems) Kylie Loo

Deepening Immersive Training

"This experience helped me realised the impact our work has on Singapore’s defence, and that my job today is exactly what I’ve always been meant to do."

- Programme Manager (Simulation and Training Systems Hub) Johnathon Teo

Diverse Opportunities

“I am grateful that DSTA has presented me with opportunities to gain experience and knowledge from working in the different naval specialisations.”

- Principal Engineer (Naval Systems) Siow Chengxin

Pushing Boundaries

“We have a deep focus on the pursuit of technological innovations and excellence. We are encouraged to push boundaries, and to strive to do things differently to provide greater value in our work or improve productivity.”

- Head Capability Development (Systems Resiliency) Cheng Siew Yen

The Sky's the Limit

“Getting to understand the requirements of the SAF first hand, then applying my engineering knowledge to influence the design of what we deliver to them is extremely fulfilling.”

- Project Manager (Air Systems) Ong Xuan Hao

Contributing Beyond Defence

“We extend our tech expertise to deliver game-changing solutions for wider national needs beyond defence.”

- Principal Systems Architect (Systems Engineering and C3 Centre) Fannie Lim

Building Sustainability

“If you enjoy solving problems that add value or contribute to national defence and are keen to work with advanced tech, take the bold step and join the defence tech community!”

- Deputy Head (Sustainability Strategy) Jolene Chung

Unleashing Creativity

“There is a strong innovation culture within DSTA that encourages us to unleash our creativity and boosts us to bring ideas into fruition. No two days in DSTA are alike.”

- Project Manager (Systems Management) Kurinchi D/O Pugazhendhi

Engineering Singapore’s Defence

“DSTA engineers are able to leverage the experience and expertise accumulated over the years to deliver advanced solutions.”

- Senior Programme Manager (Advanced Systems) Teng Siang Loong