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DST scientists have been working with a US expert in spatial disorientation to enhance the safety of pilots.

The Integrated Survivability Assessment Facility (ISAF) at DST measures the survivability of operational platforms employing countermeasures against various weapon threats.

Fire Across the Desert - Woomera's history book digital re-release

DST is proud to release Fire Across the Desert: Woomera and the Anglo-Australian Joint Project 1946–1980 in a new digital format.

'Partner and Prosper' was the theme for DST's third successful Partnerships Week, held in August 2017 at DST Edinburgh.

Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has announced collaboration between Defence and industry to develop the equivalent of a Black Box for soldiers.

Kane Ivory outside DST's new battery test facility.
Defence researcher Kane Ivory is charged with establishing DST’s Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Battery Safety Research Facility.
Technology using diamond crystals to generate high-power lasers has taken out the 2017 DST Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
The Polaris vehicle and sensor.
Vehicle-mounted GPR equipment has been used by the ADF for IED detection for several years, but there is room for improvement in the signal processing component of the technology.

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