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A DST Quadcopter being flown at the Woomera Test Range in SA.
News
9 August 2016
A change of strategy is needed to develop machine autonomy, according to DST Group analysts Jason Sholz and Darryn Reid.
Award winning Redwing devices (Greengum and Greygum) were developed by DST.
News
28 July 2016
The Redwing suite of counter-IED devices, developed by DST Group, has won the inaugural Public Sector Innovation Award.
Year 10 students from Eltham College tested out Immersive Visualisation technologies.
News
22 July 2016
A group of Year 10 students from Eltham College in Melbourne were given a rare treat at the Fishermans Bend laboratory of DST Group last week.
The conference will focus on delivering world-leading innovation to our Land Forces.
News
21 July 2016
Early bird registration for the Future Land Force Conference 2016 closes on Monday 1 August.
Tony Lau (R) with team member Peter Dawson (L).
News
12 July 2016
An algorithm developed by Defence scientists is being used by the Victorian Health Department as an influenza forecasting tool.
Dr Mike Davies during the ACSC Conference.
News
6 July 2016
Securing Australia’s cyber sphere is not a job for DST alone; the wider science and technology community has a key role to play.
(L-R) Brendan Williams (Boeing/Insitu Pacific), Hasan Acar (AOS), Damien O’Brien (Insitu Pacific), Chatura Nagahawatte (DST), Andrew Lucas (AOS), Andrew Duggan (Insitu Pacific), Simon Ng (DST) during DST Partnerships Week in Melbourne.
News
4 July 2016
DST Group is partnering with industry and academia to develop a prototype robotic teaming system.
(L-R): Stuart Best, Robert Savage and Daniel Ham compared the value of a generic box lift and place task with task-related assessments such as this pack lift.
28 June 2016
Defence scientists have been assisting the Australian Defence Force (ADF) by developing more appropriate, task-specific physical employment standards (PES) based on rigorous science.
Defence scientist Renee Webster attended the SAGE Symposium in Sydney.
Media Release
25 June 2016
DST was selected to join a pilot for the national Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) program of the Athena Scientific Women’s Academic Network (SWAN).
Susan Cockshell reviews a model used to stimulate discussions about operations room designs.
News
24 June 2016
The 2016 Defence White Paper confirmed that the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) will have nine next-generation frigates hitting the water during the 2020s.

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