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Awards and recognition
Australia's Chief Defence Scientist, Tanya Monro AC, has presented a Defence Commendation to Professor Javaan Chahl, DSTG Joint Chair of Sensor Systems at the University of South Australia (UniSA).
A laser-shooting sensor on Navy's eye in the sky mapped the seabed and beach for amphibious landings as part of a trial on Exercise Sea Raider.
Defence has brought together leaders from across the biotechnology community to address future biosecurity challenges.
Defence's ability to operate safely in hazardous environments is being enhanced with a new national research and innovation centre dedicated to enhancing the ADF's ability to operate in Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Environments (OCE).
The postgraduate training initiative will boost the pool of STEM professionals capable of developing solutions to operate safely and effectively in CBRN environments.
In an exercise that led to undergraduate skill development and added to our ability to detect several potent neurotoxins, Defence scientist Dr Tristan Kilmartin engaged two students to develop analytical methods for three paralytic shellfish toxins*.
How JORN grew from humble origins in the desert to become the finest over-the-horizon radar system in the world.
Defence and national security agencies have enlisted the services of Australian researchers to explore how artificial intelligence can be used to improve military decision-making.
Constellations of small, smart satellites in low Earth orbit are set to open up a galaxy of opportunities for Defence.
The Barra sonobuoy is one of Australia's most successful Defence joint development projects and highlights Australia's history as a global leader in the development and manufacture of advanced technologies.