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Media Release
27 November 2019

DST's research laboratory in Melbourne is celebrating 80 years at its Fishermans Bend location.

Dr Hurmat Ain
News
26 November 2019

Dr Hurmat Ain began her defence science career two years ago with a DST team focused on improving helicopter systems effectiveness for Defence.

Media Release
20 November 2019

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.

News
20 November 2019

New starter James Moran is participating in DST's Research and Innovation Graduate Program, and now has a four-month rotation with a team analysing aircraft capability.

Media Release
13 November 2019

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 Holly McNabb and Dr Mike Greening
News
12 November 2019

Defence scientists Dr Mike Greening and Holly McNabb are at the heart of DST's support to RAN environmental forecasting.

The Underwater Collision Research Facility aims to further the scientific understanding of the crashworthiness of submarines, AUVs and other marine vehicles.
Media Release
18 October 2019

The new Underwater Collision Research Facility (UCRF) has been officially unveiled at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston.

Dr Claire Grandison and Dr Richard Piola
News
7 October 2019

Blistering barnacles, these are some novel anti-fouling solutions.

DST scientists are researching a stand-off technique, dubbed FastCAD, for rapidly generating accurate and up-to-date 3D CAD data of maritime platforms to assist with radar cross-section analysis.
News
4 October 2019

Above, on the surface and in the depths of the ocean - we're there.

Dr Felicia Pradera
News
3 October 2019

Dr Felicia Pradera, DST's program manager for medical countermeasures development, is working to grow the national medical countermeasures (MCM) program.

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