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News
15 May 2015
DSTO and University of New South Wales (UNSW) are co-hosting the inaugural Emerging and Disruptive Technology Assessment Symposium (EDTAS) in July this year.
A crowd of representatives from Defence, industry and academia at DSTO Edinburgh for Partnerships Week 2015.
Media Release
6 May 2015
DSTO has opened its doors to industry and academia to showcase innovative technologies being developed to give the Australian Defence Force (ADF) a capability edge.
L-R: Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky, Israeli Real Admiral Ophir Shoham and Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert
Media Release
12 March 2015
Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert, has met with a defence research delegation from Israel to discuss areas of mutual interest.
An F/A-18F Super Hornet takes off ahead of conducting an aerial display during the Australian International Airshow.
Media Release
7 March 2015
A collaborative research program between DSTO and the US Navy has resulted in upgrades to the radar warning receiver in the F/A-18F Super Hornets.
Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky (left) and Airbus Group Australia Pacific Managing Director Dr Jens Goennemann (right) holding the newly signed strategic alliance.
News
26 February 2015
DSTO has formed a new strategic alliance with Airbus Group Australia Pacific Ltd (AGAP).
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News
19 January 2015
DSTO has collaborated to help collect sophisticated satellite imagery during the recent Adelaide Hills bushfire.
Cover of DSTO Annual Review 2013-14
News
23 December 2014
DSTO has released a new publication covering its research highlights and activities for 2013-14.
Dr Bob Mathews accepting his award at The Hague. Photo courtesy of Henry Arvidsson/OPCW.
News
2 December 2014
Defence Science and Technology Organisation's (DSTO's) Dr Bob Mathews has been awarded the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) The Hague award.
Rhys Lehmann with Dr Zelinsky and Air Commodore Noel Schmidt during the awards presentation.
News
27 November 2014
Rhys Lehmann has received the 2014 Royal Aeronautical Society’s Australian Defence Force (ADF) Aviation Safety Award for his outstanding contribution to helicopter flight dynamic modelling.
The Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert (right) awards Dr Stephen Burke with the 2014 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science.
Media Release
27 November 2014

Defence Science and Technology Organisation's (DSTO's) Dr Stephen Burke has won the 2014 Minister’s Award for Achievement in Defence Science.

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