Science support

World-renowned science and technology underpins the Met Office's capability for delivering the best advice to defence customers. We are specifically responsible for ensuring that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has metocean information superiority and use our expertise to make sure that our defence customers benefit operationally from our learning.

We work with MOD to develop information products.

Working closely with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) helps to identify how our world-leading science can best be applied to support military decision making.

Our services range from predicting how environmental conditions will affect military sensors to advising MOD planners on the impacts of climate change on future defence equipment.

Our range of mission support tools and environmental information feeds are interpreted for operational impact and briefed directly to military decision makers by our specialist advisors.

Getting the latest environmental intelligence to military decision makers in the frontline can provide a battle winning edge.