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Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has announced collaboration between Defence and industry to develop the equivalent of a Black Box for soldiers.

Kane Ivory outside DST's new battery test facility.
Defence researcher Kane Ivory is charged with establishing DST’s Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Battery Safety Research Facility.
Technology using diamond crystals to generate high-power lasers has taken out the 2017 DST Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
The Polaris vehicle and sensor.
Vehicle-mounted GPR equipment has been used by the ADF for IED detection for several years, but there is room for improvement in the signal processing component of the technology.
DST and BAE Systems Australia continue to grow their close collaboration with the signing of three Interactive Project Agreements.
Defence will invest in research into energetic materials and systems in a collaboration agreement announced by the Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, announces a new research partnership to pursue innovative maritime Defence technologies.
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP has announced a new agreement with industry to explore innovative technologies for protecting ADF aircraft against missile threats.