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Build web applications that meet the MoD's service standards.

The MOD.UK Design System is a collection of pre-built, reusable assets that enable you to build consistent digital experiences. It is made up of components, patterns, guidance, self contained packages and code snippets which reduce the time your team needs to spend designing and building.


Design libraries, foundational guidance, components, patterns and Standards: all part of what we offer to help you design a great digital experience for your users.

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React Component Library, Create React App Template, Icon Library, Lint Configuration, Design Tokens, Compound Timeline Framework: we provide the building blocks for consistent, compliant applications reducing your time to production and your maintenance burden.

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The MOD.UK Design System provides guidance and tools for building high–quality Services within the UK Ministry of Defence. This project is open source and its source code is available on GitHub.

All content is available under the Apache 2.0 licence, except where otherwise stated.

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