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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
11 November 2016
Defence scientist Dr Brian Ferguson has won the 2016 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science.
Lear jet with ASRAAM guidance section mounted in pod under starboard wing (LHS of photo) and camera for recording test environments in infrared imagery mounted in pod under port wing (RHS of photo).
8 November 2016
DST research has been critical to ensuring the F/A-18 Hornet’s ASRAAM weapon continues to offer a capability edge.
Aerial view of the Northern Flinders Ranges containing incised creek valleys and gorges where Warratyi Rock Shelter was discovered.
3 November 2016
Dr Nigel Spooner contributed to the research that has discovered much earlier habitation and technology of humans in inland Australia than previously known.
Defence researcher Jie Ding.
26 October 2016
DST has developed a liquid electrolyte that hardens when subjected to severe physical shocks.
Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne.
20 October 2016

Minister for Defence Senator the Hon Marise Payne has announced that Defence has commenced a research program using miniature satellites.

Anthony Woolley and Jenny Liu aboard HMAS Warramunga.
18 October 2016
Key to the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) warfighting capability is how well its ships survive.
A modified Jeep fitted with a DST Satellite-On-The-Move (SOTM) unit (the dome on the rear tray).
13 October 2016
Defence researchers, led by Brian Reid, have joined forces with scientists from the US Army Tank Automotive Research & Development Engineering Centre.
Principal Scientist Dr Stephen Cimpoeru.
10 October 2016
Dr Stephen Cimpoeru is a specialist in the area of land vehicle survivability, one of Australian Army’s highest science and technology priorities.
Researchers examining the DST-developed joint Seminar Wargame Adjudication Tool.
4 October 2016
Defence researchers have been using analytical seminar wargaming to provide advice on future-proofing for the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
Research Scientist Dr Chatura Nagahawatte joined DST through the Postdoc Opportunities program.
27 September 2016
Applications are now open for the Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) Postdoc Opportunities which offer multiple permanent research positions.