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Shannon Keough and Ian Kermonde on the deck of the Greek vessel HS Prometheus, with the Wandjina test article.
10 January 2017

Faced with the possible cancellation of an important NATO trial, Defence Researcher, Ian Kermonde had a simple but novel solution.

Eugene Aidman in front of the DST Land Motion Platform vehicle simulator
4 January 2017
Defence Researcher Eugene Aidman leads a research team at DST supporting the Army in their pursuit of cognitive edge in human performance.
Passive Radar team members James Palmer (left) and Simon Palumbo (right)
21 December 2016
The Passive Radar team from DST is one of only ten teams to be accepted to take part in CSIRO’s innovation accelerator program, ON Accelerate.
Chris Lyons
14 December 2016
Defence researcher Chris Lyons has been working on developing a safer and less polluting paint for Australia’s military aircraft.
Australia's requirement for submarines
24 November 2016
Dr Alex Zelinsky released a study on ‘Australia’s requirement for submarines’ at the 8th Biennial Strategic Conference of the Submarine Institute of Australia.
Horace Billon (right) with industry collaborator Adam Fairbairn, testing new ceramic armour prototypes.
23 November 2016
DST is responsible for developing individual protection for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel, particularly those deployed on operations.
Defence researcher Dr Jacqueline Craig has been elected a Fellow of the ATSE
21 November 2016
Defence researchers Dr Jacqueline Craig (recently retired) and Dr Stuart Cannon have been elected Fellows of the ATSE.
SAGE Executives Dr Wafa El-Adhami and Dr Saraid Billiards with members of the DST leadership team.
16 November 2016
Over two days SAGE program Executives visited Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) laboratories in Melbourne and Adelaide.
Tania Holmes with one of the high-tech cameras used to capture explosive action.
16 November 2016
Defence researcher Tania Holmes starts her technology pitch at the 2016 Future Land Force Conference by popping a balloon.
Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne, the 2016 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science recipient Dr Brian Ferguson and Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky.
Media Release
10 November 2016
Defence scientist Dr Brian Ferguson has won the 2016 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science.