Assistant Minister for Defence briefed on science support for national security - 28 November, 2013
The Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert MP, was today briefed on critical projects supporting defence and national security during his visit to the Canberra headquarters of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).
Defence wins Top Gold Award for Excellence in Public Sector Management - 26 November, 2013
Defence has been presented with the Top Gold Award for Industry at the 2013 Prime Minister Awards for Excellence in Public Sector Management.
Agreement cements DSTO and Saab Systems alliance - 9 October, 2013
Collaboration on maritime combat systems is the focus of a new strategic alliance signed today by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Saab Systems.
ASC and DSTO join forces to support Collins fleet - 9 October, 2013
ASC and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) today signed a Strategic Alliance to support the technology and capability of the Australian Collins Class submarine fleet at the Pacific 2013 International Maritime Exhibition in Darling Harbour.
DSTO and Thales Australia forge new alliance - 8 October, 2013
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Thales Australia have signed a strategic alliance to collaborate on a number of research programs aimed at strengthening Defence capability.
Defence launches book on Nulka missile decoy - 7 October, 2013
A book covering the development of an Australian innovation that has contributed significantly to Naval ship protection has been launched by Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert MP.
Strategic alliance to boost defence science - 7 October, 2013
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and BAE Systems Australia have entered into a new strategic alliance to enhance collaboration on defence technologies.
Vehicle armour research wins DSTO Eureka Prize - 5 September, 2013
A team of scientists behind the development of innovative vehicle armour manufacturing techniques and materials has been awarded the 2013 DSTO Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science in Safeguarding Australia.
Pearcey Medal awarded to Chief Defence Scientist - 9 August, 2013
Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky has been awarded the 2013 Pearcey Medal, Australia's most prestigious Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry award.
Defence whets its appetite for healthy eating - 15 July, 2013
The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) is using social marketing tools for a study that could be used to improve the eating choices of Defence personnel.
Defence science scholarships for female students - 8 July, 2013
The Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, today announced that the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) is now offering scholarships in science and engineering for female high school and undergraduate students through three leading Australian leading universities.
Frontline soldiers benefit from Diggerworks - 26 June, 2013
Minister for Defence Science and Personnel Warren Snowdon and the Minister for Defence Materiel Mike Kelly today released a study reinforcing how the Department of Defence Diggerworks initiative has vastly improved the way Australian soldiers are equipped for combat.
CSIRO and DSTO join to strengthen research capability - 26 June, 2013
The two largest publicly funded research agencies in Australia, the CSIRO and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), have signed a Strategic Relationship Agreement aimed at high-impact research priorities.
Young Australian scientist cracks international award - 7 June, 2013
An aerospace engineer whose work supports the safe operation of the Australian Defence Force air fleet is the first Australian to receive the international Jaap Schijve award for young aeronautical engineers.
New system has a grip on improvised explosives - 30 April, 2013
A prototype bomb disposal system providing operators a realistic grasp and feel of remote objects could become a vital capability to protect Australian troops during operations.
JSF model to study electromagnetic effects - 19 April, 2013
On 17 April the Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, unveiled a full-scale model of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) which the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) will use to study the effects of electromagnetic compatibility and interference on the aircraft.
Research driving a new fleet of Army vehicles - 17 April, 2013
Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, today joined the Member for Wakefield, Nick Champion to launch a new high-tech military vehicle simulator designed to replicate field conditions across different terrain.
Defence and Health sign agreement on medical countermeasures - 15 April, 2013
In November 2012, Minister for Defence Science and Personnel Warren Snowdon and Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek announced an agreement which would enable the Department of Defence and the Department of Health and Ageing to prepare for the establishment of a Medical Countermeasures Consortium involving Australia, USA, UK and Canada.
Five-year strategic plan for Defence science - 12 April, 2013
A blueprint for future scientific advice and technology support to Defence was today launched by the Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon.
Defence fabricator wins SA Apprentice of the Year - 12 April, 2013
Minister for Defence Science and Personnel Warren Snowdon today congratulated Dale Goldfinch on being judged Apprentice of the Year for 2013 in the Group Training Australia (SA) Awards.
Centre for Food Innovation open for business - 4 April, 2013
The Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, today joined the Member for Bass, Geoff Lyons, to launch the Centre for Food Innovation in Launceston.
Government invests in Defence Industry - 14 March, 2013
The Australian Government has made a multimillion dollar investment to develop future defence technology, under the Capability and Technology Demonstrator Program.
DSTO at the cutting edge of maritime security - 7 March, 2013
The Adelaide laboratory of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) continues to play an essential role in maritime research for the future security of Australia.