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F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets
24 March 2016
DST Group has developed a new fatigue monitoring algorithm that has shown Australia’s F/A-18 fighter jets are less fatigued then we had thought.
Huon received the DST Group Early Career Achievement award at a ceremony in Canberra in December 2015.
19 March 2016
Defence Researcher Huon Bornstein was awarded the DST Group Early Career Achievement Award for his work on Armour Mechanics and Vehicle Survivability.
DST delegates Chris Wiren and Kate Foster during a session at Science Meets Parliament on March 1 and 2.
16 March 2016
Five intrepid Defence scientists agreed that the recent 16th Annual Science Meets Parliament event at Parliament House was a stimulating experience.
We can't ignore the role of people in information security.
15 March 2016
Dr Marcus Butavicius of the National Security and ISR Division says that we can't ignore the role of people in information security.
(L-R) Dr Nick Beagley, Research Leader Land Human Systems, Ross Coad, Acting Group Leader - Food & Nutrition, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence, Andrew Nikolic, Member for Bass, and Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, Minister for Tourism and International Education and Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment, at the DST Site in Scottsdale TAS.
Media Release
15 March 2016
Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, announced that the Government will invest $7.2 million in an innovative new food processing technology.
Jie Ding examines electrolyte material that can function as both battery component and body armour.
8 March 2016
Jie Ding and Deanne Bateman have together dedicated over 35 years to the world of science.
You could nominate for the Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
3 March 2016
If you’ve done innovative work for defence technology, you could nominate for the Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
Strategic Alliance signing between DST Group and QinetiQ. (L-R) Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinksy, Greg Barsby, Managing Director, Qinetiq and WGCDR Ben Main, Air Force (DGTA).
Media Release
1 March 2016
QinetiQ Australia and DST Group have formed a Strategic Alliance that will capitalise on the long-standing and deep partnership between both organisations.
DST Group's new Filter Screening Tool developed for the PC-9 aircraft.
13 February 2016
Defence Scientists have developed a Filter Screening Tool (FST) which will become the primary tool for routine assessment.
Part of cover image for DSTO Annual Review 2014-15
12 December 2015
DST Group has released its Annual Review for 2014-15, capturing the highlights and achievements for the last financial year.