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Universal Defence and Security Solutions

The global provider of defence solutions.

Advisory Services to the Defence, Security and Business Sectors

Universal Defence and Security Solutions Ltd (“UDSS”) is one of the leading global defence consultancies providing specialist defence and wider security advice, assistance and solutions to Governments and businesses. 

We leverage UK Defence Knowledge for the benefit of the UK MoD and its allies and partners, and the businesses that support them.

Our distinction lies in our vast network of over 700 experts, constituting the largest assembly of former UK military, mod and Civil Service personnel, spanning the five critical military domains: Land, Maritime, Air, Digital, and Space.

Collaborating closely with the UK MoD, the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), and the Department of Business and Trade (BDT), UDSS is at the forefront of offering the finest UK Defence knowledge, covering modernisation, innovation, and acquisition to foster advancements in global security and defence capabilities.

Our diverse expertise enables us to provide in-depth policy, strategy, and technical guidance across the entire spectrum of the defence and security sectors.

For the corporate sector, we deliver authoritative insights into all facets of security—both physical and digital—intelligence, supply chain resilience, and leadership development, tailored to the unique needs of each business.

Please select your sector below:

Governments / Military

Governments / Military

Our core capabilities:

  • defence and security policy, strategy and management;
  • professional military education
  • defence modernisation

Private / Commercial

Private / Commercial

Our core capabilities:

  • defence and security market understanding and analysis
  • defence reform
  • senior leader development
  • risk analysis and resilience

Our Core Capabililities:


Understanding defence – in UK and overseas


Land, Air, Maritime, Digital and Space domains


We span the Defence Enterprise – from Defence ministries to the Defence supply chain


Defence digital transformation: cyber, synthetic environment, data analysis and decision support


Multi-source data analysis and synthesis to provide unrivalled risk analysis


Senior leader development – individuals and teams


Supply chain resilience and risk mitigation

Download Our Brochures

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Space for the Defence, Security and Business Environments
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Policy, Strategy and Operational Solutions for Governments and Business
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Professional Military Education (PME) and Doctrine Development
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Executive Search and Recruitment with a Difference
Executive Development Programme
National Security and Rule of Law
UDSS Commercial Security, Risk and Resilience
Commercial Security, Risk and Resilience
Facilitating Business and Partnerships in Ukraine
Facilitating Business and Partnerships in Ukraine

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