Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Test Facility

The Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Test Facility is a world-class facility for studying the effects of environmental electromagnetic exposure on aircraft.

Missile Simulation Centre (MSC)

The Missile Simulation Centre (MSC) is a state-of-the-art facility in which missile flight, guidance and control and target engagement capabilities can be studied in simulated flight.

Rocket Motor Test Facility

DST Group’s Rocket Motor Test Facility is used for ground-based test firings of solid propellant rocket motors.

Australian Submarines' Torpedo Systems

The Torpedo Systems Centre supports DST Group's contributions to the joint program between the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the United States Navy for the development, production and support of the Mk 48 Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) heavyweight torpedo employed on Collins Class submarines.

Underwater Acoustic Scattering Laboratory (UASL)

The Underwater Acoustic Scattering Laboratory (UASL) is used to undertake research on various aspects of sound scattering from underwater objects such as submarines, surface ships, rocks and bubble clouds.

Small arms fire warning capability

Australian Defence Force (ADF) helicopters in the Middle East often come under ground fire from small arms.

Electronic warfare systems integration

DST Group is investigating electronic technologies, system designs and data processing techniques for locating enemy radar and communications emitters with networks of electromagnetic emission sensors.

DST Group at the Cutting Edge of Maritime Security

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Senator the Hon David Feeney (left) with Deputy Chief Defence Scientist Dr Warren Harch (right) meeting to discuss Maritime Security and other areas of Defence and national security.
Senator the Hon David Feeney (left) with Deputy Chief Defence Scientist Dr Warren Harch (right)
The Adelaide laboratory of the DSTO continues to play an essential role in maritime research for the future security of Australia.

ALR-2002 Radar Warning Receiver

Developed in 1992, the ALR-2002 Radar Warning Receiver was the first such complex receiver to be designed and built in Australia.