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ICT award for DSTO’s digital video guard

Three of the developers of the Digital Video Guard

A digital encryption technology developed by DSTO has won a prestigious South Australian ICT Award.

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2013 Innovation Lecture: Think Big and Make it Happen

Dr Alex Zelinsky

Watch Chief Defence Science Dr Alex Zelinsky deliver the 2013 Innovation Lecture for the Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering.

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First glimpse inside WW1 submarine wreck in Turkey

An underwater image of the AE2 wreckage

More than 99 years after it was scuttled in the First World War, a project to record, preserve and tell the story of the wreck of Australian submarine...

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Download the DSTO App


Keep up with the latest developments in defence science on your tablet.

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