The Defence Electronics and Components Agency (DECA) is an MOD and industry partner that aims to provide benchmark support services as the principal in-house government organisation dedicated to maintenance, repair, overhaul, upgrade and procurement in the defence avionics, electronics and components field.
What is DECA?
As a ‘trading’ Executive Agency of the ministry of defence (MOD), DECA is operated along commercial lines with funding for DECA’s activities being generated entirely by payments for delivery of services provided to its MOD and private sector customers.
Over 40% of DECA volume comes from commercially sourced revenues.
DECA currently has an annual turnover of circa £25 million and employs approximately 430 staff across its Sealand Head Office, Deeside, and Main Operating Centre in North Wales, a site in Stafford and various deployed locations across the UK.
What is DECA Responsible for?
DECA are responsible for:
- Assuring MOD’s UK on-shore access to electronic and component maintenance, repair, overhaul, upgrade and procurement capability/services.
- Developing and growing profitable business streams through the supply of defence electronics and components products and services.
- Focusing on supporting the UK’s Armed Forces by maintaining and developing the skills needed to ensure delivery to customers on the front line.
- Securing best value in DECA services for the British taxpayer.