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18 September 2020

Our warfighters are bombarded with an ever-expanding smorgasbord of actionable, rich and diverse tactical information.

(L-R): Rhett Hull (DST STEM cadet), Jack Taylor (DST STEM summer vacation student) and Luke Smith (DST STEM cadet)
News
1 September 2020

Each year in December dozens of undergraduate STEM students head to DST Group sites for paid summer vacation placements. Here’s one example.

News
25 August 2020

Invasive ventilators are playing a crucial role in the care of seriously ill COVID-19 patients.

Media Release
25 August 2020

Eight women studying at three universities across Australia have been awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarships by Defence.

Media Release
25 August 2020

New autonomous technologies will revolutionise mine clearance capability in operations close to shore through a new five-year, $15 million research and development project.

Bushmaster armoured vehicle.
News
21 August 2020

Ever wondered what happens if you blow up a fluid-filled container? Creative thinkers from Defence have shown that water can help protect armoured vehicles from bomb blasts.

News
20 August 2020

High-end sensor technology has proven to be an invaluable tool in firefighting efforts.

Media Release
19 August 2020

Defence small businesses will be recruited to join the fight against cyber threats under a new industry support program being launched today.

News
19 August 2020

It is regarded as one of the most significant algorithms of the past 50 years, a method of enabling estimation in the midst of uncertainty: the particle filter.

News
18 August 2020

Hunting for mines at sea is a dangerous and tiring job for humans, but it's all in a day's work for robotic vehicles equipped with sonar and advanced software.

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