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Defence Experimentation Airborne Platform (DEAP)
News
11 February 2020

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.

News
26 January 2020

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.

Operations analyst Jeff Seers, left, and science and technology liaison officer Matt Randell at the ADF’s main operating base in the Middle East. Photo: Leading Seaman Craig Walton
News
12 December 2019

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.

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
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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.

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