Concepts which once belonged to the realms of science fiction are becoming a reality for Australian soldiers, thanks to work by DST scientists.
A new corrosion-resistant coating that halved the build-up of algae and barnacles on ship hydraulic components is now being trialled on HMAS Canberra.
A research agreement between DST and Adelaide-based Daronmont Technologies will explore next generation technology options for Defence applications.
Defence technologies are set to take a big leap forward with a new strategic alliance between Defence Science and Technology (DST) and L3 Technologies.
Australian industry has developed a device capable of rapidly detecting homemade explosives, providing security agencies with a powerful tool against terrorism.