Defence Procurement Agency
|Parent agency||Ministry of Defence|
The Defence Procurement Agency (DPA), was an Executive Agency of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence responsible for the acquisition of materiel, equipment and services, for the British armed forces.
The Defence Procurement Agency was established on April 1, 1999, after the announcement in the Strategic Defence Review of a specialised agency to succeed the MoD Procurement Executive. As of April 1, 2007 the Agency was merged with the Defence Logistics Organisation to form a new organisation called Defence Equipment and Support.