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22 March 2017
Industry, academia and publicly funded research agencies are invited to participate in an audit of Australia’s capability and capacity to support MCM product research and development.
Lucy and Zoe
21 March 2017
Former Defence Industry Experience Placement (IEP) student Lucy Caine spent the last 12 months working as part of the DST Aircraft Forensic Engineering team.
Members from the 1st Brigade, Australian Army, on patrol during Exercise Boars Run at Cultana Training Area.
17 March 2017
Expressions of interest are invited from industry and universities to develop the Fight Recorder concept into a workable product for Defence use.
The Hon Christopher Pyne MP
Media Release
17 March 2017
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today launched the $730 million Next Generation Technologies Fund, a new investment in Australian defence capability and innovation.
Mark Grollo and CDS
Media Release
15 March 2017
A collaboration agreement has commenced between DST and Grollo Aerospace to provide Defence with an enhanced capability for evaluating Australia’s air defence systems.
Media Release
10 March 2017
A breakthrough system for imaging stress in aircraft structures developed by DST has been licensed to Victorian company LRM Technologies.
Media Release
10 March 2017
Precise Advanced Manufacturing Group has secured the licence to commercialise and market a unique drilling tool developed by DST.
Science and Technology Capability Portfolio
6 March 2017
The Chief Defence Scientist, Alex Zelinksy has launched Defence's Science and Technology Capability Portfolio.
Ian Honnery, Airshow Chief Executive, James Waldie of BAE Systems Australia and Geoff Hugo of DST.
4 March 2017
DST and BAE Systems Australia have been awarded a 2017 Aerospace Australia Defence Industry Innovation award.
2 March 2017
DST's Competitive Evaluation Research Agreement (CERA) program is seeking research proposals from Australian academics.