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11 June 2019

Defence scientists Dr James Brooks and Daniel Butler have come a long way in a short time at DST, and both have been lauded for their outstanding early career achievements.

3 June 2019

When it comes to augmented reality (AR), more is not necessarily better.

Engineers Tim Teske (left) and Andrew Hart are transforming the production of energetic materials.
28 May 2019

These weapons are set to offer disruptive performance gains and a level of operational flexibility that is unachievable at the moment.

23 May 2019

DST will hold its flagship partnership event on 15-16 August 2019 at its Edinburgh laboratory in Adelaide, South Australia.

Jenny Mathew at the Australian Maritime College Model Test Basin facility.
20 May 2019

Defence scientist Jenny Mathew has completed a prize-winning study of the Royal Australian Navy Canberra-class Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) resupply operation.

Nick Manser is a key member of the Cortex development team.
14 May 2019

A system developed by DST is taking a smart look at Defence's satellite communications.

Dr Lauren Wilson with Australia's Secretary of Defence Mr Greg Moriarty.
10 May 2019

Defence Fellowship recipient Dr Lauren Wilson recently presented her fellowship findings on battlefield forensics to the Defence leadership.

Media Release
10 April 2019

A Defence High Performance Computing Centre is to be constructed at the DST site in Edinburgh, South Australia.

Defence scientist Joyce Mau (middle) with colleagues, on trial at Osborne.
10 April 2019

Defence scientist Joyce Mau is a key member of a team developing a maritime application for DST's patented single-photon avalanche detector (SPAD) technology. SPAD sensors are designed for low-light detection of objects.

1 April 2019

Universities from across Australia have answered the call to help Defence enhance the performance of the warfighter.