Defence

Defence

Transformative digital support to defence business operations

Supporting our Armed Forces with information led wider business transformation

The importance of simplifying and automating processes across the spectrum of defence business cannot be underestimated.

Sopra Steria aims to lead the technology and business process contribution to the tangible modernisation of defence capabilities and outputs. More intuitive, coherent and cohesive processes and services within defence Business will allow personnel to operate more efficiently and effectively and enable reinvestment of the benefits in critical front-line capabilities.

Sopra Steria puts your mission first

We begin by analysing your mission. No matter what challenges you’re facing, we leverage leading market and customer intelligence to deliver solutions that drive innovation and digital transformation for defence business.

We never force a single approach to fit your challenge. With our large network of partners, we can be entirely vendor-agnostic and use our deep knowledge of defence to create the right solution for you.

What’s more, our design, development, service management and support of secure defence information systems and services are complemented by transformational business and IT consulting services and solutions, which is why we have a first-class reputation for the management of IT infrastructure and digital services in the UK’s most secure environments.

 

Our offerings
Information advantage

Expertise to deliver information advantage in the battlespace

We need a fighting force fit for the challenges of the 21st century, prepared to react at pace and maintain power projection. We employ a significant number of ex-service and security-cleared personnel who understand the issues that the Armed Forces face in theatre, ensuring we deliver on the objectives that will achieve your mission. 

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Expert intelligence

Our advanced approach means that we specialise in a full spectrum of digital solutions, including cloud migration, cyber and digital security, data analytics and robotics.

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Secure Systems

Secure systems are our speciality

The fields in which we operate include OSINT (Open Source Intelligence), data analytics, real-time situational awareness (ISR: Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, and ISTAR: Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance), digital innovation, cyber security and command and control (C2 and C4). Our capabilities are applicable across Strategic Command, including J1, J2, J3, J4, J6 and J7.

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Digital Enablers
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AI and Automation

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Application Management

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Traffic

Business Process Services

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Data

Data and Analytics

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Infrastructure Management

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Systems Integration

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Adaptable solutions for your organisation

Workplace Transformation

 

 

Our Team

Sopra Steria employs a significant proportion of people who served in the Armed Forces, a community that enriches our business and helps us to intimately understand defence customers. We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant and have been awarded Silver status under the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

 

Sue-Ellen Wright, Managing Director of our Aerospace, Defence and Security Division; with Ex-Forces members of her Management Team.

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Client Stories
SSCL

Transforming services for the Armed Forces community

SSCL, part of the Sopra Steria group, recently won a large Ministry of Defence contract to provide critical workforce services to Armed Forces personnel. The Future Service Delivery Contract aims to fundamentally transform services for military staff, reservists and veterans, by introducing new digital technologies to improve their experience as service users.

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Systems integration for logistics

We were the first company to develop a tri-service inventory management system. Management of the Joint Deployed Inventory for the Ministry of Defence replaces the three services’ separate stores management systems with a single inventory management information system capability.

Logistics
Biometrics

Security through biometrics

Our Biometrics Data Capture System for the Ministry of Defence uses fingerprint and iris recognition to make positive identifications. It is currently operational across over 20 sites and considered to be an important tool in securing military facilities.

Secure communications

Our innovative and resilient military information management solutions include a secure Electronic Messaging Service for the Ministry of Defence. This processes 2,000,000 messages every month, manages an e-mail service with more than 380,000 users and tracks the delivery time of all messages.

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Digital solutions for housing management

The Ministry of Defence’s housing management system administering tri-service families’ accommodation, including the online housing application e-form, is provided by Sopra Steria. Our solution supports the allocation of over 45,000 houses to service families and the management of around 20,000 move-in and move-out appointments per year as families transfer between geographic locations throughout the UK.

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Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze Award

Corporate Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze Award – setting our course for excellence in Armed Forces community engagement

At the end of July Prime Minister Boris Johnston announced the opening of a new Office for Veterans’ Affairs, a hub established to coordinate and drive Government policy on veterans’ mental and physical health, education and employment.

Armed Forces Family

The Armed Forces community and the corporate world; transferable skills to add business value

As an Armed Forces Corporate Covenant signatory Sopra Steria encouraged employees to support their local events, in order to acknowledge the community who protect our nation with honour and courage. 

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Sopra Steria is proud to re-affirm its commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant

In 2013, Steria Ltd pledged to support the armed forces community through the signing of the covenant. It is a pledge that recognises the need to treat those who have served in the armed forces, and their families, with respect and fairness.

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Mo Ahmed

Senior Management Consultant and Client Director MOD Corsham NSoIT(D) Acquisition Support Partner

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Katherine Beadle

Executive Client Director for The Ministry of Defence and Cabinet Office

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Angie Pike

MOD DIO Client and Delivery Manager

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Sarah White

Consulting Manager - Aerospace Defence & Security

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