The 2020 Ralph Slatyer Address was delivered by Chief Defence Scientist Professor Tanya Monro. This is the Q&A segment of the 2020 address which was presented as a national broadcast from the National Press Club of Australia, Canberra on 27 May.
The 2020 Ralph Slatyer Address was delivered by Chief Defence Scientist Professor Tanya Monro. In addressing the Press Club, Professor Monro outlines how science and technology are critical to ensuring our ADF maintains a strategic advantage across the full spectrum of Defence capabilities.
The Brilliant People, Collaborative Culture pillar will foster a responsive, agile, collaborative and dynamic culture that encourages and rewards boldness in innovation when tackling S&T challenges for Defence and national security.
The Remote Undersea Surveillance STaR Shot seeks progressive demonstration of sensor technology, data science and distributed integration to provide wide-area undersea domain situation awareness.
The One Defence S&T Capability pillar provides clarity and focus on the importance of collaborating and partnering with the national S&T enterprise to build on the collective strengths and expertise of our national and international partners.
The Outstanding Research Infrastructure Powering Innovation pillar will ensure that the necessary research infrastructure is available to support the delivery of S&T outcomes.
The Operating in CBRN Environments STaR Shot will enable the joint force to operate safely and effectively in contested chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) threat environments.
The Battle-Ready Platforms STaR Shot is delivering next-generation data analytics and digital twin systems for the prediction of material state to guarantee platform availability and capability.
The Quantum Assured Position Navigation and Timing STaR Shot is to assure position, navigation and timing (PNT) in a contested environment.
Disruptive Weapon Effects will be delivering emerging and disruptive weapon capabilities for multi-domain combat in highly contested environments.