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Thales Australia logo
Media Release
8 October 2013
DSTO and Thales Australia have signed a strategic alliance to collaborate on a number of research programs aimed at strengthening Defence capability.
Chief Defence Scientist Alex Zelinsky (left) signing the new strategic alliance with BAE Systems Australia CEO David Allott.
7 October 2013
DSTO and BAE Systems Australia have entered into a new strategic alliance to enhance collaboration on defence technologies.
The DMTC Armour Applications Program team, winners of the 2013 DSTO Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia. Photo by Daniel O'Doherty, courtesy of Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Media Release
5 September 2013
A team of vehicle armour scientists have been awarded the 2013 DSTO Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
An image of a scramjet with the earth in background.
4 September 2013
A hypersonic scramjet is set to be launched from a site above the Arctic Circle in September.
A cropped image of the cover of Focus magazine
19 August 2013
A profile of DSTO research has featured in a recent edition of Focus magazine.
Portrait photo of Mark McKenzie.
19 August 2013
DSTO physicist Mark McKenzie has been awarded a South Australian Science Excellence Award for 2013.
Dr Alex Zelinsky, after receiving the Pearcey Medal, with Senator Kate Lundy.
9 August 2013
Dr Alex Zelinsky has been awarded the 2013 Pearcey Medal.
Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky (right) with Dr Rob Vertessy, Director of Meteorology at the Bureau.
7 August 2013
CDS Alex Zelinsky has signed a strategic alliance to explore mutual interests in defence and meteorological sciences with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology.
Dr Alex Zelinsky in front of a large photograph of a submarine.
24 July 2013
Dr Alex Zelinsky delivered the first of the 2013 Innovation Lecture series in Sydney last night.
A photograph of Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinksy and CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark signing the Strategic Relationship Agreement.
Media Release
26 June 2013
CSIRO and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) have signed a Strategic Relationship Agreement aimed at high-impact research priorities.