NUST has been working in multiple technology domains for military usage, spin-offs of which have benefited non-military areas as well.

Def Tech at NSTP will focus on Aerospace, Drones, Radars, Cyber Warfare, Military Wearables, Specialised Imaging & Surveillance Equipment.

NUST has successfully developed Ground Surveillance Radar, Weapon Drop Mechanism for an anti-terrorist UAV, Vertical Take-Off Landing (VTOL) Surveillance Drone and Micro Air Vehicle for Survey and Surveillance etc.