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The Defence Science and Technology Group is part of Australia's Department of Defence. It is the second largest public-funded R&D organisation in Australia.

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DST is proud to continue its sponsorship of the UAV Challenge in 2018.

The University of Tasmania will partner with US universities to conduct research to help improve Australia's naval capability.

When the Army was looking for guidance on ways to maintain and potentially improve the cognitive performance and resilience of our soldiers, they came to DST for advice.

DST recruits Danielle Heinrich (left) and Maddison Dunster.

The day is celebrated across the world on 11 February each year to recognise the critical role women and girls play in science and technology communities.

Defence scientist Dr Sanjeev Arulampalam is revolutionising algorithms for tracking targets of interest to Defence.

Defence Scientist Christina Bagas.

Christina Bagas recently notched up a decade as a Defence scientist.

DST has released its Annual Review for 2016-17.

DST has released its Annual Review for 2016 -17, capturing the highlights and achievements for the last financial year.

Defence researcher Peter Manovski

In order to improve the performance of Defence platforms, DST researchers have been analysing how aircraft, under-water and surface vehicles move through the air or water.