Defence Safety Authority

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Defence Safety Authority
Agency overview
Formed 1 April 2015
Jurisdiction United Kingdom
Headquarters Main Building, Whitehall, Westminster
Parent agency Ministry of Defence

The Defence Safety Authority (DSA), was launched on 1 Apr 2015 and is headed by Lieutenant General Richard Felton. The DSA brings together the Defence Safety and Environment Authority (DSEA), Military Aviation Authority (MAA) and Defence Fire Safety Regulator (DFSR), to form a single common managed organization under the leadership of a 3-star Director General (DG) – DG DSA.[1] The Director-General will also become the figure head of the Military Air Accident Investigation Branch (MilAAIB) and the Land Accident Investigation Team (LAIT).[2]


The Directors-General Have been:


  1. ^ a b "New Defence Safety Authority launched today". 1 April 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  2. ^ "MOD launch integrated defence safety authority". Civil Service World. 2 March 2015. Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Generals: April 2017" (PDF). Retrieved 18 April 2017.

External links

  • Official website
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