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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.

 Left to right: Chief Defence Scientist Alex Zelinsky, Andrew Nikolic MP, Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert and Major General Paul McLachlan.
Media Release
6 November 2014
DSTO will investigate the use of a new processing technology to produce high-quality, long-life, shelf-stable foods for Defence ration packs.
A robot
News
1 November 2014
Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky has launched the Forward 2035: DSTO Foresight Study at the National Press Club in Canberra.
The Hon Stuart Robert MP Assistant Minister for Defence met with a delegation from Singapore including Singapore's Chief Defence Scientist Mr Quek Tong Boon and MAJGEN (Ret'd) Ng Chee Khern
Media Release
23 September 2014
Increasing the number of joint Australia-Singapore Defence science & technology projects was discussed during a high-level meeting between both countries.
Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert at the Land Forces 2014 event.
Media Release
22 September 2014

DSTO is to pitch ten innovative technologies to industry for development or commercialisation at the Land Forces 2014 event.

Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert (centre) with Brigadier Darren Naumann and Dr Simon Oldfield during the sod turning ceremony at Fishermans Bend.
Media Release
15 September 2014
The Australian Government is investing $41 million to upgrade facilities and research capabilities at DSTO, Fishermans Bend in Melbourne.
Award winner Mr Tim Lyons of Western Australia-based company One Atmosphere.
Media Release
11 September 2014
Technology to increase the chances of surviving helicopter accidents at sea has won the 2014 DSTO Eureka Prize.

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