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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY
FOR DEFENCE 2020-2030

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Blistering barnacles, these are some novel anti-fouling solutions.

Above, on the surface and in the depths of the ocean - we're there.

Dr Felicia Pradera

Dr Felicia Pradera, DST's program manager for medical countermeasures development, is working to grow the national medical countermeasures (MCM) program.

Defence Science and Technology is hosting information sessions to brief industry and academia on the One Defence Science and Technology Strategy 2020-30, in particular the STaR Shots program.

 

The Next Generation Technologies Fund (NGTF) and Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) are anticipating the launch of 'A Joint Effort' Stage 2 competition later this year.

DST will be showcasing its support of Australian Defence's maritime activities at the PACIFIC 2019 international maritime exposition.

Professor Nigel Spooner is digging deep for science.

Professor Nigel Spooner is digging deep for science.

Defence scientist Ricardo Cannizzaro.

DST robotics specialist Ricardo Cannizzaro is using a unique indoor flight lab to integrate and test new algorithms, hardware and sensors on small uninhabited aircraft systems (UAS).