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6 May 2022

Some of the world's largest warships are protected from missile attack by Nulka, an Australian-designed rocket that pretends to be a ship.

26 April 2022

Petty Officer Henry Kindler recalls the sad ending to Australia's first attempt to establish a submarine service.

13 April 2022

When Australia's first defence scientist, Cecil Hake, set out to create a national factory to manufacture the gunpowder replacement cordite on 15 April 1907, he could not have known that he was laying the foundations for one of the world's great research institutions.

23 March 2022

Defence operations analyst Dr Alexander Kalloniatis is the 2021 recipient of the Defence Minster's Award for Achievement in Science and Technology.

18 March 2022

Defence scientist Katie Mortimer-Murphy's data analytics toolbox helps tell the whole story.

15 March 2022

Undergraduate Charli Goodrich's forensic examinations.

Mr Tim Pitts (DSTG) chats to IW Scholarship student Ethan Selway (University of Adelaide).
9 February 2022

An information warfare summer school.

The honourable Peter Dutton, Minister for Defence officially opens the Australian Hypersonic Research Precinct with Chief Defence Scientist Tanya Monro.
Media Release
25 January 2022

The Minister for Defence the Hon Peter Dutton MP today unveiled a purpose-built hypersonics research precinct at Eagle Farm in Brisbane.

Media Release
16 December 2021

The redevelopment of DSTG's research facility at Fishermans Bend will ensure the site's infrastructure and facilities remain operational and fit-for-purpose, allowing Defence scientists to focus on meeting challenges confronting Defence both now and in the future.

Miftar Ganija, wearing goggles investigates short pulsed laser systems in the lab.
14 December 2021

Physicists Dr Miftar Ganija and Dr Keiron Boyd are leading an exciting laser research program for Defence.