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October 5th, 2005

Geeks with guns

QinetiQ was formed in July 2001 when the Ministry of Defence (MoD) split its Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA) in two. The smaller portion of DERA, which engaged with the more ‘sensitive’ military research, including running Porton Down, was rebranded DSTL and remains part of the MoD.


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