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Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky speaking at the launch of new the Defence Science Partnerships program.
Media Release
23 July 2014
A new partnership program between Defence and the innovation sector will enhance the impact of Defence science research in Australia.
Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky (left) with Senator the Honourable David Johnston, Minister for Defence in front of the F-35 Iron Bird at the unveiling ceremony.
News
3 July 2014
Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston has commissioned DSTO's research on a full-scale replica of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
An underwater image of the AE2 wreckage. Photo courtesy of the Department of Veterens' Affairs.
Media Release
3 July 2014
More than 99 years after it was scuttled, a project is underway to record, preserve and tell the story of the wreck of HMAS AE2 .
Image of two soldiers
News
1 July 2014
An impressive list of overseas and Australian speakers will speak on the theme of Integrating the Future Land Force.
Three of the developers of the Digital Video Guard, (L-R) John Shield, Mark Beaumont and Brad Hopkins, with SA Premier Jay Weatherill.
News
1 July 2014
A digital encryption technology developed by the former DSTO has won a prestigious South Australian ICT Award.
A futuristic picture of an eye with various digital 0s and 1s in the background
News
10 April 2014
DSTO is leading the development of a new whole-of-government approach to national security science and technology (S&T).
The Pegasus Aircraft Buoyancy System (pictured) is just one of the proposals that was successfully demonstrated as part of the CTD Program in 2013.
Media Release
26 March 2014
The Australian Government has announced a multimillion dollar investment to develop future defence technology in Australia.
Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky (left) and Northrop Grumman Australia Chief Executive Mr Ian Irving.
News
26 March 2014
DSTO and Northrop Grumman Australia have signed a strategic alliance to conduct collaborative research in a range of high-end defence technologies.
(L-R) Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinski, Executive Director of Canberra Airport Group Terry Snow, Eve Cogan, Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert, Jenny Warren and Stuart Brook
Media Release
25 March 2014
The Australian inventor of the black box flight recorder has been honoured with the naming of a Defence building in Canberra.
Assistant Minister for Defence Hon. Stuart Robert MP
News
4 March 2014
Assistant Minister for Defence, Mr Stuart Robert MP, has drawn attention to the pivotal role of DSTO in exploiting science and technology (S&T) to safeguard Australia.

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