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26 July 2021

Defence scientists are exploring how individual walking styles may help in personal identification.

20 July 2021

As cities around the world contend with varying degrees of lockdown to manage the spread of COVID-19, Defence scientists in Australia are developing tools to assess how a society is likely to react to such measures.

Media Release
16 July 2021

Australian university students will have the opportunity to apply their fresh ideas and innovative approaches to national security challenges through a new Defence entrepreneurship program, D.Start Catalyst.

15 July 2021

D.Start Ignite is an innovation program for Australian entrepreneurs working on emerging science and technology with potential military applications.

9 July 2021

Constellations of small, smart satellites in low Earth orbit are set to open up a galaxy of opportunities for Defence.

30 June 2021

Defence scientists have developed electronics kits that can be used to detect uncrewed aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones.

28 June 2021

A world-class, purpose-built research facility in South Australia will support the development of a next-generation satellite communications system for Australia's military.

Media Release
25 June 2021

The success of two international research collaborations by Australian universities has seen their projects extended by two years with funding from Defence's Next Generation Technologies Fund (NGTF).

Speaking at the launch of the Flinders University Centre of Expertise in Electronic Warfare: Professor Sam Drake, inaugural Flinders University Chair of Electromagnetic Systems and Security.
25 May 2021

A new Centre of Expertise and degree course will build the next generation of Old Crows*.

19 May 2021

Defence's robotic ordnance-handling facility has enhanced safety by removing humans from hazardous situations.