MOD contracts are not just awarded to large global defence suppliers like BAE Systems or Lockheed Martin.
For a considerable number of MOD contracts, there is a wider network of businesses involved in the provision or delivery of the contract – this is called the defence supply chain.
MOD contracts are awarded to Prime Contractors who will sub-contract to other suppliers, particularly SMEs. In fact, MOD Prime Contractor obligations state that sub-contractors must be paid within 30 days, so winning contracts with MOD Prime Contractors is equally lucrative and secure.
With DCI, you can also target private sector tenders with immediate access to over 400,000 planning contracts and 10,000 non-planning projects every year – no later than 24 hours after publication.
This valuable intelligence, provided alongside DCI’s comprehensive database of public sector contract opportunities and award notices, means that you will have full access to information on key decision makers, buyers and influencers on the most lucrative commercial projects in the UK. Nothing could be more powerful.
The UK Ministry of defence is the single largest industry buyer in the UK. With an annual spend of over £19bn and projections that this spend will increase in the coming years to match GDP obligations.
For suppliers, the MOD offers a route to market and guaranteed payment with secure trading conditions. The UK Mod operate on a global footing and with DCI we can help potential suppliers realise the opportunity in the defence sector through our suite of intelligent services tailored to the market.
Get your business noticed in the defence market through dedicated defence focused industry events that help build your network and offer a platform to help your business engage with key decision makers and suppliers operating in the defence sector. DCI offers our customers access to events such as DPRTE at exclusive rates which are designed to help build on the intelligence of DCI and provide a face to face environment to support winning MOD contracts.
Increase your MOD contract opportunities in the public and private sector by adding commercial projects to your DCI subscription. Access over 400,000 published planning applications that can offer up supply opportunities from the defence sector into the private sector.
Think beyond the construction elements and use this to identify future lead opportunities such as hotels will need catering providers, banks will need secure IT and services and Airports will require ground crew skilled in the supply of maintenance goods and services.