Defence Sourcing Portal: Connectivity of Disparate Remote Autonomous Systems

Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) Future Capability Group (FCG) are conducting early market engagement that will improve their understanding of the industrial base capabilities to integrate remote autonomous systems.

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FCG are interested to hear from companies active in any sector, that are developing and/or operating solutions that enable interoperability and integration of remote autonomous solutions containing multiple vendor software/hardware without creating vendor lock in.

Open modular approaches, architectures and solutions should enable communication between disparate systems, enhancing the effectiveness of all systems through collaboration in the relevant situation.

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) would like to hear from companies from Micro through to Large Enterprises whose ideas, products or services may contribute towards fulfilling this need.

Please click here to view the explanatory video for the call (3 minutes).



To express their interest, suppliers should respond to the Request For Information (RFI) on the Defence Sourcing Portal (also attached below) and email the answers to no later than 06 September 2021. 

Request For Information – Question set CRAS 701575556
Request For Information – CDRAS information overview


  • Market engagement through release of this RFI
  • Invitation for supplier presentations/demos to Authority September 21.
  • Authority Procurement Strategy to inform next phase completed by October 21.

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