Professor Tanya Monro has been appointed Chief Defence Scientist.
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.
Defence is hosting a major demonstration of trusted autonomous systems in and around Jervis Bay on the New South Wales south coast.
Dr Andrew Piotrowski has won the 2018 Minister's Award for Achievement in Defence Science for his innovative work in developing force protection systems.
A military trial conducted in downtown Adelaide, involving five countries and nearly 200 military and civilian personnel, has won a national project management award.