DST and RMIT University have signed a new four-year collaboration agreement to undertake experimentation and testing on advanced materials and structures.
Defence technology research will be expanded under a strengthened strategic alliance between DST and global security company, Northrop Grumman Australia.
Defence is seeking to extend and expand scientific research in human performance.
Western Australia will host a major space technologies symposium which will help shape Australia's long-term vision for space technologies.
Defence has sent the final delivery of life-saving SILVERSHIELD units to the Afghanistan National Defense and Security Forces.
Research proposals are invited from small businesses and universities to help Defence devise novel ways of integrating advanced materials onto military platforms.