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Minister Pyne announces investment program inviting Australian universities to collaborate with top universities in the United States.
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.
Shannon Ryan is holding one of the twelve ceramic samples tested at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's beam line for residual stress.
Shannon Ryan recently travelled to the US, to conduct experiments examining light-weight ceramics that might be used to replace the traditional heavy metal military vehicle armour.
The MRH90 is one of the most advanced tactical troop transport helicopters of the 21st Century.
A team of forensic engineers from DST is using unique forensic engineering techniques and highly complex computational fluid analyses of airflow to ensure the safety of the ADF helicopters.
Repair being conducted on a C-130J shelf bracket with Kevin Walker, pictured inset.
Researchers at DST are playing a key role in the use of additive manufacturing for the repair and strengthening of military aircraft components.
Minister Pyne announces $10 million to defeat improvised threats.
R&I Graduate Monique Hollick (middle) talking with DST Chiefs Dr Janis Cocking and Dr John Riley.
DST recently recruited five Research and Innovation (R&I) Graduates as part of the Defence Graduate Program (DGP).