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Help protect soldiers against chemical biological and radiological threats

12 April 2019

Defence is calling for proposals from industry and research partners to take part in its national Medical Countermeasures program.

Construction of the Defence High Performance Computing Centre

12 April 2019

A Defence High Performance Computing Centre is to be constructed at the DST site in Edinburgh, South Australia.

High-tech, low-light detector shows promise

10 April 2019

Defence scientist Joyce Mau is a key member of a team developing a maritime application for DST's patented single-photon avalanche detector (SPAD) technology. SPAD sensors are designed for low-light detection of objects.

Growing the network of human performance specialists

1 April 2019

Universities from across Australia have answered the call to help Defence enhance the performance of the warfighter.

A radiator for the human engine

29 March 2019

DST scientists are developing a personal cooling system that uses heat pipes to rapidly and efficiently move heat from a human torso to a cooling device.

Our unique radar receiver swallows the entire spectrum

29 March 2019

Defence scientists have developed game-changing 'common aperture' radar receiver technology which will improve the performance of the ADF's Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN).

A fast-acting tourniquet for Australia’s Future Soldier

29 March 2019

The Reactive Tourniquet is a multi-functional material project, one of several exciting research ventures for the Future Soldier program.

Blast protection researcher takes out early career award

27 March 2019

DST's Brodie McDonald has been awarded an Early Career Research award by the Defence Materials Technology Centre for his contributions to vehicle survivability.

Australia's space capability testing launches at Woomera

20 March 2019

Defence is partnering with industry to develop Defence's space capability. 

Defence and RMIT to research advanced materials

15 March 2019

DST and RMIT University have signed a new four-year collaboration agreement to undertake experimentation and testing on advanced materials and structures.