Knowledge in Defence: supplier guidance

Knowledge in Defence (KiD), formerly Acquisition System Guidance (ASG), is the main source of policy and guidance on acquisition for the MOD and industry partners.  KiD defines how we conduct, govern and control our defence acquisition process.  It is a main enabler for improving our delivery to the armed forces and for producing greater value for money for the taxpayer.

KiD is now available via registered access.  Please see the link here and follow the instructions to complete the registration form and create an account.  Once you have activated your account you will be able to browse KiD. You can also find additional information here.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT The Ministry of Defence is pleased to announce that the Defence Sourcing Portal is now live at This is the new official one-stop-shop for contract opportunities, tendering and information on doing business with the Ministry of Defence. All new contract opportunities will be advertised and tendered on this platform. Please note that MOD opportunities advertised prior to the 15th February 2021 will still be processed to conclusion on this portal, Defence Contracts Online.