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  1. DSTO airborne mission computer successfully 'flies' an F-111 - 22 November, 2002

    A computer system which can emulate a range of airborne mission computer types has the potential to replace aging Australian Defence Force (ADF) computer equipment.

  2. Defence wins international award for structural integrity - 13 September, 2002

    The Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO) and The Royal Australian Air Force were presented with a prestigious international award from The International Council of Aeronautical Sciences for their structural testing program assessing the fatigue life of the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft, Defence Minister Senator Robert Hill announced today.

  3. DSTO's 'Armchair Warrior' set to boost Australia's defence capabilities - 2 September, 2002

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) today began the third in a series of trials known as 'Armchair Warrior' aimed at readying the Airborne Early Warning and Control system (AEW&C) for service with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in 2007.

  4. DSTO and Eurocopter sign "Tiger" MOU - 12 July, 2002

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and French based company Eurocopter today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation and exchange of information in the lead up to delivery to the Australian Army of the Armed Reconnaissance (ARH Tiger) Helicopter.

  5. DSTO signs $3.8 million aircraft contract with Raytheon Australia - 12 June, 2002

    Raytheon Beech 1900C  aircraft

    A $3.832 million contract for the lease of a Raytheon Beech 1900C aircraft will boost research by the DSTO aimed at providing the Australian Defence Force with a greater intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability.