Event | PACIFIC 2019

DST once again had a presence at PACIFIC from 8-10 October 2019. 

Subject matter experts were available at the stand, covering topics such as:

  • Decision superiority
  • Mission survivability
  • Joint and combined operations
  • Creating and shaping the future force
  • Ensuring a seaworthy and airworthy fleet

Highlights of the event included:

  • A visit by the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, to the DST stand.
  • Hurmat Ain winning the Best Maritime Innovation Pitch - "Landing a helicopter on a ship", as part of the Innovation Pitch Fest.

DST Technology Pitches

DST staff presented the following Technology Pitches as part of the Defence Innovation Pitchfest.

Pitcher Pitch

John Wendoloski

Magnetic Anomaly Detection from a UAV – “Sub-hunting with Drones”

Hurmat Ain

Ship-helicopter Operations Analysis

Susan Cockshell  

Human and AI Interactions

Christos Sioutis

The Combat Cloud

Dylan Dwyer

Ship design, trade space analysis

Brad Fraser

Training UAS to do our Bidding

Richard Eustace

Gas Turbine Engine Diagnostics

Julia Piotto

Analytical Wargaming Capability

Clint Heinze

AI Enabled Wargaming

Event information

Date and time

8 October 2019 to 10 October 2019


International Convention Centre
14 Darling Drive
Sydney, NSW 2000