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  1. US delegation discusses national security research with Australia - 24 July, 2014

    Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky,  Dr Reginald Brothers and Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert.

    Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert, today hosted a meeting with a delegation from the United States Department of Homeland Security to discuss collaboration on science and technology in support of national security.

  2. New program to strengthen Defence research - 23 July, 2014

    Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky speaking at the launch of new the Defence Science Partnerships program.

    A new partnership program between the Department of Defence and the innovation sector launched today will strengthen and enhance the impact of Defence science research in Australia.

  3. First glimpse inside WW1 submarine wreck in Turkey - 3 July, 2014

    An underwater image of the AE2 wreckage. Photo courtesy of the Department of Veterens' Affairs.

  4. Defence scientists to participate in Anzac Day march - 24 April, 2014

    An Aussie Slouch hat surrounded by poppy flowers in Afghanistan.

    For the first time Defence scientists are able to march on Anzac Day wearing the Australian Operational Service Medal (AOSM) which they received for operational service.

  5. Government supports job creating Defence Materials Technology Centre - 26 March, 2014

    Assistant Minister for Defence Hon. Stuart Robert MP

    Assistant Minister for Defence, Stuart Robert, today announced an extension of funding for the Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC) at their annual conference in Canberra.

  6. Government invests in defence industry - 26 March, 2014

    The Pegasus Aircraft Buoyancy System (pictured) is just one of the proposals that was successfully demonstrated as part of the CTD Program in 2013.

    The Minister for Defence, Senator David Johnston, and the Assistant Minister for Defence, Mr Stuart Robert today announced a multimillion dollar investment to develop future defence technology in Australia.

  7. Black box inventor honoured with building name - 25 March, 2014

    (L-R) Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinski, Executive Director of Canberra Airport Group Terry Snow, Eve Cogan, Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert, Jenny Warren and Stuart Brook

    The Australian inventor of the black box flight recorder has been honoured with the naming of a Defence building in Canberra.

  8. DSTO and Lockheed Martin in research collaboration - 3 March, 2014

    Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky (right) with Lockheed Martin Australia Chief Executive Raydon Gates.

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Lockheed Martin Australia have signed a new strategic alliance to collaborate on a range of technologies for strengthening defence and national security.