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How the Falklands War gave rise to Australia’s prize defence export – after years of struggling with reluctance

6 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.

How defence scientists gave a voice to the ‘silent Anzac’

26 April 2022

Petty Officer Henry Kindler recalls the sad ending to Australia's first attempt to establish a submarine service.

Defence Science – 115 years underwriting Australia’s security

13 April 2022

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.

Minister’s Science award for command and control specialist

21 March 2022

Defence operations analyst Dr Alexander Kalloniatis is the 2021 recipient of the Defence Minster's Award for Achievement in Science and Technology.

Getting good results is only half the journey

18 March 2022

Defence scientist Katie Mortimer-Murphy's data analytics toolbox helps tell the whole story.

Enlisting cutting-edge skills to investigate an aircraft weld failure

15 March 2022

Undergraduate Charli Goodrich's forensic examinations.

Out of the classroom, into real world cyber

9 February 2022

An information warfare summer school.

World class hypersonics precinct to supercharge Australian defence research

28 January 2022

The Minister for Defence the Hon Peter Dutton MP today unveiled a purpose-built hypersonics research precinct at Eagle Farm in Brisbane.

Redevelopment of DSTG's research facility at Fishermans Bend

16 December 2021

The redevelopment of DSTG's research facility at Fishermans Bend will ensure the site's infrastructure and facilities remain operational and fit-for-purpose, allowing Defence scientists to focus on meeting challenges confronting Defence both now and in the future.

Future is bright for this laser research

14 December 2021

Physicists Dr Miftar Ganija and Dr Keiron Boyd are leading an exciting laser research program for Defence.