Country: United Kingdom Region: Essex
Latitude: 51° 36' 34" N Longitude: 0° 53' 0" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
One of the Qinetiq http://www.qinetiq.com/Pages/default.aspx facilities on Foulness Island;
more facilities nearby to be seen at grid:
QinetiQ established in 2001 when the MoD split its Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA) in two.
The smaller portion of DERA, was renamed DSTL (Defence Science & Technology Laboratory) remaining part of the MoD.
DERA's larger part, including most of the non-nuclear testing and evaluation establishments, was renamed QinetiQ and prepared for privatisation.
QinetiQ became a public private partnership in 2002.
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