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Media Release
1 May 2018

The Government has released its new National security science and technology policy agenda aimed at strengthening Australia's national security.

Shane Fairweather, First Assistant Secretary Helicopter Systems Division and Dong Yang Wu, Chief Aerospace Division, DST.
Media Release
26 April 2018

Defence scientists will use a retired US Navy Seahawk helicopter to develop fatigue testing technologies, which could transform how military helicopters are managed.

Ashley Trenorden and DST colleague Merran Daniel.
23 April 2018

Electronics apprentice Ashley Trenorden is the latest in a long list of apprentices who have learnt the ropes and developed their skills at DST.

Defence researcher Vanessa Pickerd.
16 April 2018

An explosion rocks a below-deck storage compartment in one of Australia's new frigates – what will unfold? DST researcher Vanessa Pickerd and colleagues are connecting the dots.

DST researchers working alongside Navy personnel in the Combat System Integration Laboratory, exploring UAS integration into RAN ships.
4 April 2018

The Royal Australian Navy is investing heavily in its future capability and will deliver a Maritime Tactical Uninhabited Aerial Systems capability to every major fleet unit.

Kyran Lange reviewing an ORBAT prototype.
28 March 2018

A valuable web-based planning and logistics tool developed by DST assists the Defence Force to effectively plan campaigns.

Defence Researcher Dr Ping Tan
14 March 2018

DST researcher Ping Tan has played a key role in undertaking work that focuses on the ballistic performance of body armour, and recently helmets.

9 March 2018

DST is exploring methods of combating biofouling using ultraviolet (UV) light.

6 March 2018

DST has formed a collaboration with partners from academia and industry to develop new weapons technology that will assist the ADF.

Media Release
2 March 2018

DST will partner with industry and academia to develop new technologies improving the safety and performance of explosives for Defence and industry.