What is the Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL)?

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), headquartered at Porton Down in Salisbury, provides solutions to the problems of UK defence and security by delivering high-impact science and technology. DSTL is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Defence (MOD), operated along commercial lines. It is one of the principal government organisations dedicated to science and technology in the… Read More


Security & Opportunity…

“There is no security in this life. There is only opportunity.” General Douglas MacArthur (1880 to 1964) A US Army General who is widely known for his exploits during World War II, where he commanded the Southwest Pacific Theatre, as military administrator of post-war Japan during the Allied occupation that followed (1945-51), and leading UN… Read More

New Zealand Signals Intelligence in Historical Context since 1945

Research Paper Title “Total Intelligence”: New Zealand Signals Intelligence in Historical Context since 1945. Abstract This dissertation aims to provide an historical analysis of the UK-USA Agreement and an assessment of its significance for New Zealand’s security and defence. An alliance based on the exchange and cooperation of signals intelligence, the UK-USA Agreement has established… Read More