Defence scientists are contributing to the ADF's response to the bushfire crisis using a research aircraft to assist in monitoring fire activity and conduct damage assessments.
DST's Dr Dale Lambert is one of a number of public servants to have been awarded a Public Service Medal in 2020 for outstanding public service.
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.