DSTA is committed to its mission of providing technological and engineering support to meet the defence and national security needs of Singapore. DSTA therefore has a low operational risk appetite related to business continuity, safety and delivery of capabilities to its partners, as well as incidents which affect the agency’s credibility to the public and international community. DSTA will employ sound enterprise risk management principles, transparent decision-making, and effective communication to prioritise risk in delivering capabilities to its partners. To develop new and potentially ground breaking defence capabilities, DSTA is prepared to assume higher risks to push the envelope with the application of innovative ideas and technologies.