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Defence is hosting a major demonstration of trusted autonomous systems in and around Jervis Bay on the New South Wales south coast.

A new collaboration agreement between DST and the University of Queensland has been established to undertake advanced research in flight science and enabling technologies.

Dr Andrew Piotrowski has won the 2018 Minister's Award for Achievement in Defence Science for his innovative work in developing force protection systems.

DST scientist Zenka Mathys presents 'Safety a Burning Ambition: The Science of Fire for Defence Platforms' as part of the FOCUS Lecture series.

Two Defence scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

A military trial conducted in downtown Adelaide, involving five countries and nearly 200 military and civilian personnel, has won a national project management award.

Defence scientist Paul Marsden has been awarded the US Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service.

A new strategic alliance between Rheinmetall and DST will advance the development of innovative technologies for land capability.