The ADF is backed with some of the most advanced technology in the world, but keeping it current is a challenge experts from the Defence Science and Technology are responsible for meeting.
Dr Hurmat Ain began her defence science career two years ago with a DST team focused on improving helicopter systems effectiveness for Defence.
Dr Neil Gordon has been awarded the 2019 Minister's Award for Achievement in Defence Science for his research that led to one of most important surveillance algorithms of the past 50 years.
Construction of a next-generation High Performance Computing Centre (HPCC) in Adelaide will kick off this month, with the awarding of a $57 million contract to South Australian-based company Hansen Yuncken.
Defence scientists Dr Mike Greening and Holly McNabb are at the heart of DST's support to RAN environmental forecasting.
The new Underwater Collision Research Facility (UCRF) has been officially unveiled at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston.