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12 April 2019

Defence is calling for proposals from industry and research partners to take part in its national Medical Countermeasures program.

Media Release
10 April 2019

A Defence High Performance Computing Centre is to be constructed at the DST site in Edinburgh, South Australia.

Defence scientist Joyce Mau (middle) with colleagues, on trial at Osborne.
10 April 2019

Defence scientist Joyce Mau is a key member of a team developing a maritime application for DST's patented single-photon avalanche detector (SPAD) technology. SPAD sensors are designed for low-light detection of objects.

1 April 2019

Universities from across Australia have answered the call to help Defence enhance the performance of the warfighter.

Vanessa Ha and Mark Ryan with the equipment used to stretch the yarn samples used in their shape-memory polymer research.
29 March 2019

The Reactive Tourniquet is a multi-functional material project, one of several exciting research ventures for the Future Soldier program.

27 March 2019

DST's Brodie McDonald has been awarded an Early Career Research award by the Defence Materials Technology Centre for his contributions to vehicle survivability.

Media Release
18 March 2019

Defence is partnering with industry to develop Defence's space capability. 

14 March 2019

Defence scientists have developed game-changing 'common aperture' radar receiver technology which will improve the performance of the ADF's Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN).

13 March 2019

DST scientists are developing a personal cooling system that uses heat pipes to rapidly and efficiently move heat from a human torso to a cooling device.

Prof Calum Drummond and Acting CDS Todd Mansell.
1 March 2019

DST and RMIT University have signed a new four-year collaboration agreement to undertake experimentation and testing on advanced materials and structures.