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DST's Trustworthy Systems team.
DST’s Trustworthy Systems team has taken out three iAwards in South Australia.
Darryn Smart, winner of the Clunies Ross Knowledge Commercialisation Award.
Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, congratulates Defence scientist Darryn Smart on winning the prestigious Clunies Ross Award.
Dr Alex Zelinsky has been made an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2017 Queen's birthday honours.
Dr Alex Zelinsky has been made an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) in the 2017 Queen's birthday honours.
A VIRSuite generated scene for air-to-air missile testing with an aircraft dispensing flares in front of a cloud background. Shawn Garner, pictured inset.
VIRSuite is a real-time scene generation software designed by DST for the analysis, evaluation and development of electro-optical systems in a range of complex scenarios and environments.
Christopher Pyne portrait
Minister Pyne MP announces 22 Australian universities will share $5.7 million in project funding to develop game-changing defence capabilities.
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Minister Pyne announces investment program inviting Australian universities to collaborate with top universities in the United States.
TAPS
DST has recently acquired a new Towed Acoustic Projector System (TAPS) that will significantly improve how the organisation conducts its underwater acoustic research.
Maria Gavrilescu and Peter Gibbs prepare to conduct an experiment on visual performance with a night vision device used in Army aviation.
The Night Vision Laboratory at DST provides researchers with a controlled environment to assess night vision technology that is either in service, or is being considered for use by the ADF.

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