We take pride in what we do in DSO. Excellence is the hallmark of our work and one of our core values upon which we carry them out.
Defence Technology Prize
The DTP is the most prestigious award presented annually by the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) to outstanding teams and individuals who have contributed significantly towards enhancing the defence capabilities of Singapore.
In 2021, DSO won 4 awards:
|1.||MINDEF Forward Deployment Laboratory (FDL) Team - Team (Engineering) award|
|2.||RESOLUTE Direct PCR Diagnostic Kit for COVID-19 Team - Team (Engineering) award|
|3.||Cybersecurity Team - Team (R&D) award|
|4.||NW Team - Team (R&D) award|
Associate Professor Mahesh Uttumchandani representing the FDL Team to receive the DTP Team (Engineering) award.
Dr Ayi Teck Choon representing the RESOLUTE Direct PCR Diagnostic Kit for COVID-19 Team to receive the DTP Team (Engineering) award.
Work-Life Excellence Award
DSO was commended with the Work-Life Excellence Award in 2014 by the Ministry of Manpower. This is a biennial award that pays tribute to employers for their successful implementation of work-life strategies in workplaces in Singapore.
DSO also received the Work-Life Achiever Award in 2012.
Total Defence Award and Home Team National Service Award
DSO clinched double honours in 2009, for the Total Defence Award and the Home Team National Service (NS) Award for Employers.
Singapore HEALTH Award
DSO is proud to be a recipient of the Singapore HEALTH Award (Excellence).