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DST is seeking an Australian academic partner to co-host a space technologies symposium.

Concepts which once belonged to the realms of science fiction are becoming a reality for Australian soldiers, thanks to work by DST scientists.

Image of Dr Andrew Ang and Mr Matthew Leigh preparing for the on-board trials on HMAS Canberra.

A new corrosion-resistant coating that halved the build-up of algae and barnacles on ship hydraulic components is now being trialled on HMAS Canberra.

Ben Norris, CEO of Daronmont Technologies and Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky sign collaboration agreement.

A research agreement between DST and Adelaide-based Daronmont Technologies will explore next generation technology options for Defence applications.

Allan Titheridge, CEO of L3 Technologies, and Chief Defence Scientist during the signing of the Strategic Alliance.

Defence technologies are set to take a big leap forward with a new strategic alliance between Defence Science and Technology (DST) and L3 Technologies.

Australian industry has developed a device capable of rapidly detecting homemade explosives, providing security agencies with a powerful tool against terrorism.

L3 Technologies Managing Director Alan Titheridge and Chief Defence Scientist, Alex Zelinsky with the newly signed strategic alliance

DST has used Land Forces 2018 to extend its industry partnerships.

Technology using a pure sapphire crystal to accurately measure time has taken out the 2018 Defence Science and Technology Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.