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.