DSD to make DSEI debut amid UK defence sector growth

DSD eVTOL concept vehicle.
DSD eVTOL concept vehicle.

Drive System Design (DSD), a specialist in the engineering and development of electrified propulsion and actuation systems, is set to make its debut at DSEI.

This follows significant growth in the UK defence sector which has seen government expenditure in the sector increase by 18% to £55.5 bn.

DSD’s debut at DSEI, the world’s largest fully integrated defence and security hybrid event, follows significant growth in the international defence space, with a strong presence in the US now supplemented by active projects across Europe and into Asia.

Held in London (12-15 September), DSEI brings together key stakeholders to discuss and debate the present and future of the global defence and security sector.

At DSEI, DSD will be on stand to showcase its power electronics expertise, which includes DSD’s Open Platform Inverter (OPI), which enables quick and efficient development of motor control systems. DSD experts will be on stand to discuss the development and benefits of the newly updated OPI and how it can drive value across defence applications, and beyond. DSD’s stand is part of the event’s DisTec propulsion trail, which showcases the very latest in ground-breaking disruptive technology.

DSD’s Business Development Executive, Richard Dunne, will also be chairing a panel discussion on how electrification can improve sustainability within the defence industry, highlighting the key questions businesses must ask themselves when setting sustainability targets and devising strategies to realise their sustainability ambitions. The panel will include speakers from the Ministry of Defence and BAE Systems to name a few.

Lee Sykes, Commercial Director at DSD, commented:With the global defence electric vehicle market set to grow at a 34.1% CAGR from 2022 to 2027, DSD is proud to showcase its defence capabilities internationally, at DSEI. As we continue to expand our expertise, capabilities, and reach, moving from supporting tiered suppliers up to working with major defence OEMs, we’re pivoting our focus to full powerpack and system architecture definition and development for next gen platforms.”

This comes at a time whereby we are continuing to invest in further strengthening our relationships with UK government R&D bodies in the defence space and are proactively increasing our impact in the UK market and beyond.”