At a glance

Hosted at Millbrook and on behalf of UK MOD, DVD brings together industry and Defence in the Land Equipment Operating Centre to develop ideas and generate greater understanding of technologies, capabilities and requirements.

Military vehicle in a water trough on off-road test track at Millbrook DVD
Defence vehicle testing on the off-road test tracks at DVD at Millbrook Proving Ground

The event includes a full programme of networking, exhibitions and vehicle and equipment demonstrations, including showcasing vehicles on Millbrook’s off-road driving tracks.

Military vehicle testing on the off-road tracks wading pond at DVD at Millbrook Proving Ground

DVD is attended by professionals from across the defence acquisition and support sectors, as well as military and industry stakeholders, with the event providing an opportunity to discuss the key issues affecting current and future equipment support and sustainment.

Conference Venues

Millbrook’s site provides the ideal location for the DVD show, with extensive indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces. Its conference venues allow Millbrook to host full seminar programmes as well as challenging off-road tours.

Off-Road Driving

The DVD event makes full use of Millbrook's famous off-road driving tracks. Set in 100 acres of hilly countryside, Millbrook's off-road tracks provide a comprehensive range of terrains for every type of vehicle from soft-roaders to full high-mobility military-specification vehicles.

DVD is jointly sponsored by the Army and DE&S Land Equipment, and recognises the capability role taken on by the Army as part of Defence Transformation.

Defence Vehicle Testing

Millbrook provides Armed Forces, vehicle manufacturers and system suppliers with engineering, trialling, safety, legislative and performance support. Millbrook plans and implements military and armored vehicle test and evaluation programmes and provides impartial test results.