Overview: Defence, peace, safety and security .
At the CSIR, science and technology (S&T) is hard at work for a peaceful, safe and prosperous South Africa. The organisation has developed strong S&T capabilities through its associations with key players in defence, safety and security-related fields, thereby also contributing to the country's international competitiveness.
The CSIR - through its expertise in defence, peace, safety and security - serves as the 'in-house' S&T capability of key government departments and agencies in defence, peace, safety and security. CSIR Defence, Peace, Safety and Security provides a national defence S&T capability: supplying knowledge, advice and solutions in defence and matters of national security.
Specifically, it aims to provide a defence evaluation and research institute capability for the Department of Defence.
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