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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.
Angela Consoli in the Future Integrated Mission System (FIMS) development suite.
Defence researcher Angela Consoli is leading the development of a Future Integrated Mission System for the Defence Science and Technology Group (DST).
Industry, academia and publicly funded research agencies are invited to participate in an audit of Australia’s capability and capacity to support MCM product research and development.
Lucy and Zoe
Former Defence Industry Experience Placement (IEP) student Lucy Caine spent the last 12 months working as part of the DST Aircraft Forensic Engineering team.
Expressions of interest are invited from industry and universities to develop the Fight Recorder concept into a workable product for Defence use.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today launched the $730 million Next Generation Technologies Fund, a new investment in Australian defence capability and innovation.
Mark Grollo and CDS
A collaboration agreement has commenced between DST and Grollo Aerospace to provide Defence with an enhanced capability for evaluating Australia’s air defence systems.