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23 December 2022

In November, twenty teams, representing five continents, descended on the Sydney International Regatta Centre to take part in the biennial RobotX Maritime Autonomy Challenge.

22 December 2022

Foreign actors are increasingly using disinformation (deliberately false or misleading information) as part of coordinated information campaigns.

20 December 2022

A $32m revamp of DSTG's testing and fabrication facilities has provided Defence with new and strengthened engineering capability and reinvigorated our ability to collaborate with industry and academia.

9 December 2022

The MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) is a high-altitude, long-endurance aircraft that will be used by the RAAF for maritime patrol and other surveillance roles.

5 December 2022

The Barra sonobuoy is one of Australia's most successful Defence joint development projects, and highlights Australia's history as a global leader in the development and manufacture of advanced technologies.

11 November 2022

Defence uses game techniques, technologies, and innovation to help deliver training and capability across the Defence ecosystem.

Dr Paul Gaertner presenting at ADSTAR 2022.
26 September 2022

More than 90 people from Defence, industry and academia attended the Agile Command and Control Conference in Sydney on the eve of the ADSTAR Summit 2022.

15 September 2022

The Defence Science & Technology Group (DSTG) has recently established a dedicated Socio-Technical Futures Analysis effort to contribute to its Critical Technology Foresight capability in collaboration with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet's Critical Technology Policy Coordination Office (CTPCO), specifically focused on assessment of the societal implications of emerging and potentially disruptive technologies.

23 August 2022

Defence is partnering with industry and academia to establish a world-leading research facility in biofilms, with a focus on innovative biofouling control solutions.

Media Release
13 August 2022

Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Defence, the Hon Richard Marles MP, has formally launched an advanced supercomputing capability at the Defence Science and Technology Group site at the Edinburgh Defence Precinct in Edinburgh, South Australia.