A number of promising innovations have emerged from a joint Australian-UK research initiative, including an adhesive inspired by marine molluscs and a reversible, on-demand bonding technology using magnetic nanoparticles.
Thirty years on, Defence reflects on the tragic loss of one of its scientists, Michael Howlett, who was killed during an aircraft crash while undertaking his scientific duties.
In a bid to win the attention of investors and Defence capability managers, budding innovators and entrepreneurs will pitch their innovations to potential customers as part of an online Defence innovation showcase.
Defence has partnered with global tech company Anduril to design and develop extra-large autonomous undersea vehicles.
How the Falklands War gave rise to Australia’s prize defence export – after years of struggling with reluctance6 May 2022
Some of the world's largest warships are protected from missile attack by Nulka, an Australian-designed rocket that pretends to be a ship.
Petty Officer Henry Kindler recalls the sad ending to Australia's first attempt to establish a submarine service.
When Australia's first defence scientist, Cecil Hake, set out to create a national factory to manufacture the gunpowder replacement cordite on 15 April 1907, he could not have known that he was laying the foundations for one of the world's great research institutions.
Defence operations analyst Dr Alexander Kalloniatis is the 2021 recipient of the Defence Minster's Award for Achievement in Science and Technology.
Defence scientist Katie Mortimer-Murphy's data analytics toolbox helps tell the whole story.
Undergraduate Charli Goodrich's forensic examinations.