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Minister Pyne announces $10 million to defeat improvised threats.
R&I Graduate Monique Hollick (middle) talking with DST Chiefs Dr Janis Cocking and Dr John Riley.
DST recently recruited five Research and Innovation (R&I) Graduates as part of the Defence Graduate Program (DGP).
An artists impression of the Biarri cubesat
Australian satellites, including the miniaturised satellite Biarri, were on the successful launch of a re-supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
Defence researcher Robert Hunjet is helping to create flocks of high-tech, emergent courier pigeons.
Defence researcher Robert Hunjet runs the Self-organising Communications and Autonomous Delivery Service (SCADS) project.
Defence scientist Dr James Palmer (right) and team member Simon Palumbo
Defence scientist Dr James Palmer has been awarded the inaugural Stanford Australia Foundation - CSIRO ON Accelerate Scholarship to attend an executive course in the US.
Olivia Samardzic and her colleagues first started looking at how to safely alert people approaching a checkpoint, without harming them, back in 2008.
DST's Felicia Pradera has been awarded a Research Collaboration Award by the Defence Materials Technology Centre.
DST continues to research advanced Directed Infra-Red Counter-Measure (DIRCM) concepts to protect aircraft from increasingly sophisticated infrared guided missiles.