In 2010 the MOD spent £14 billion with UK industry, on a wide range of products and services. This makes it the number one customer for UK industry.
In 2010 the UK remained the second largest military spender in NATO after the USA.
MOD DCO provides a gateway to new business opportunities for companies, large and small, who wish to compete for defence business; either directly as a prime contractor, or indirectly as a sub-contractor.
The MOD recognises that SMEs have the added advantage of being able to combine innovative thinking with an agile and flexible approach and is reaching out to encourage SMEs to compete for more opportunities
MOD DCO is the official source of UK MOD contracts - giving you instant access to all of its contract opportunities, of all values, in one place. Access to DCO is completely free, and registered suppliers can search for opportunities 24/7 and receive a daily email alert notifying you of opportunities matching your company's business activity.
As well as providing free access to all UK MOD contract opportunities, MOD DCO is also your gateway to the following key services:
MOD Defence Contracts Bulletin (MOD DCB) magazine
Over 100% more UK & ROI defence-related contracts
Over 800% more European defence-related opportunities
Over 6000% more Global defence-related opportunities
Focused defence market intelligence and archives of previous defence agency contract awards
Each year the MOD places thousands of contracts with UK industry, across almost every product and service imaginable. MOD DCO provides you with these opportunities.
Register as a Supplier
MOD acquisition teams are required to advertise through MOD DCO all 'warlike' and 'non-warlike' requirements for goods, services or works valued at £10,000 and above, unless the requirement meets the approved grounds for exclusion from MOD DCO. MOD Prime Contractors may voluntarily advertise sub-contracts valued at £10,000 and above on MOD DCO. Requirements with a value of more than £101,323 will also be published in MOD Defence Contracts Bulletin magazine.
MOD buyers can register below (subject to approval from the MOD) and post contract announcements for publication on the MOD DCO website as well as in:
MOD Defence Contracts Bulletin magazine (MOD DCB)
European Defence Agency Electronic Bulletin Board (EDA EBB)
Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU)
MOD buyers can view contract opportunities online at MOD DCO, in addition to a range of services and reports.
Register as a Buyer
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