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Addressing Australia’s electronic warfare skills shortage

25 May 2021

A new Centre of Expertise and degree course will build the next generation of Old Crows*.

Explosive material processing team wins Comcare safety award

19 May 2021

Defence's robotic ordnance-handling facility has enhanced safety by removing humans from hazardous situations.

Armour expert takes out young innovator award

17 May 2021

A ballistic armour expert who has developed a way to accurately predict the performance of armour systems on ADF vehicles using virtual explosions has been awarded the 2021 Land Forces Young Innovator award.

A career full of mystery and surprise

17 May 2021

Luke Smith has moved from a cadetship into an exciting defence science career at DSTG.

Protecting children by enhancing facial recognition

7 May 2021

Defence's ground-breaking biometrics research is being used to combat serious crimes against children.

Global Hawk’s Australian touchdown – 20 years on, the impact is clear

23 April 2021

The touchdown of the United States' Global Hawk uncrewed aerial vehicle at RAAF Base Edinburgh on 23 April, 2001 was an exciting achievement in defence S&T.

Seeking contributions to national assessment of Australia’s medical and biotech capabilities

19 April 2021

Defence is calling on all Australian medical or biotech businesses and research organisations to contribute to a national assessment of Australia's health security.

Going all out to out-think radar threats

14 April 2021

Defence scientist Manik Attygalle is devising unique techniques to keep our military platforms safe.

Cyber at the centre of Defence capability grants for Aussie small businesses

12 April 2021

The Morrison Government's strong focus on cyber security has been reinforced in the awarding of up to $3.6 million in grants to 12 small-to-medium businesses as part of a new industry engagement initiative.

When female leaders are the norm, not the exception

8 April 2021

Dr Melanie Farrier had a busy 2020, finishing her PhD, leading a combat engineering team through Defence Operation Bushfire Assist, and becoming a Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) Gender Equity and SAGE Manager.