valuation and R
gency. An agency of the UK
's Ministry of Defence
, conducting the majority of the MoD
effort. Under it's evaluation arm, it has many firing ranges, and any kind of testing laboratory
you'd care to mention. They are based at a number of locations around the United Kingdom
, at some 17 sites. (including Malvern
, the site at which I used to work and my home town)
DERA employs about 12,000 people, and has an annual turnover of about £1bn.
Some of the things they've invented that you've probably come across include RADAR and LCDs.
For more info, see http://www.dera.gov.uk