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  1. Tasmanian food facility celebrates 50 years of service to Defence - 3 December, 2004

    Preparing the freeze-dried food for the troops.

    DSTO's Scottsdale site celebrates 50 years of nutrition research.

  2. Defence tests new underwater vehicle technology in Portland - 19 November, 2004

    DSTO's unmanned underwater vehicle, Wayamba

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) today demonstrated its latest technology for undersea navigation and surveillance capability by taking an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) through its paces in Portland, Victoria.

  3. DSTO And ADI Forge New Links In Network Centric Warfare - 2 September, 2004

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and private sector defence company ADI Limited have strengthened research and development links in the critical domain of Network Centric Warfare (NCW).

  4. Defence Minister opens world-class aircraft test facility - 26 August, 2004

    The Hawk Lead-in Fighter test article

    Defence Minister Robert Hill today officially opened a state-of-the-art facility where Defence scientists will undertake behind-the-scenes-work to ensure the aircraft used to train our fighter pilots of the future are safe.

  5. Defence Minister Floats new Sea Safety Device - 24 August, 2004

    Cormorant Mine Lift Bag

    Defence Minister Robert Hill today unveiled the latest technology developed by Defence and Australian industry for the safe and reliable removal of underwater explosive mines.

  6. Fuzzy-brain in uncharted waters - 20 August, 2004

    Dr Vladimir Ivancevic

    DSTO's recent unveiling of the world's most sophisticated dynamical 3-D simulator of the human spine and the whole neuro-musculo-skeletal system has caused waves within scientific circles.

  7. Review finds DSTO strong on capability and wealth creation - 19 August, 2004

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) has covered its annual budget for the last 13 years by exploiting just six of its innovative technologies, according to an independent report circulated at the Defence Industry Regional Briefing in Perth today.

  8. Science and technology - a core capability for Defence - 18 August, 2004

    Access to high quality science and technology was crucial for a modern Australian Defence Force, Chief Defence Scientist, Dr. Roger Lough said today during a Science Week address to the National Press Club in Canberra.

  9. You can run, but you can't hide - 17 August, 2004

    Robert Caprari

    New technology developed by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) will help military surveillance analysts to locate hard-to-find moving targets.

  10. 60-Tonne Turntable to Study Radar Signatures - 11 August, 2004

    A turntable capable of holding and rotating a 60-tonne aircraft will be built in Adelaide to assist with electronic warfare research by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).

  11. Professor Appointed to DSTO Chair at Adelaide University - 3 August, 2004

    Australian scientist Dr Tanya Monro will return to Australia from the UK early next year to take up an appointment as DSTO Professor in Photonics at the University of Adelaide.

  12. Premier Rann researches DSTO - 23 July, 2004

    The premier during his visit to DSTO Edinburgh

    The Premier of South Australia, the Hon Mike Rann, MP today toured the laboratories of the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) at Edinburgh, one of the key elements of South Australia's huge defence sector.

  13. Torpedo and 'battlelab' research for RAN expanded at DSTO - 6 July, 2004

    Two new laboratories at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation's Adelaide facility will ensure continued leading edge support to the Royal Australian Navy in torpedo research and 'battlelab' experimentation.

  14. Torpedo and 'battlelab' research for RAN expanded at DSTO - 6 July, 2004

    Two new laboratories at the Defence Science and Technology Organisation's Adelaide facility will ensure continued leading edge support to the Royal Australian Navy in torpedo research and 'battlelab' experimentation.

  15. Defence Scientist Designs World Record Sail Craft - 28 June, 2004

    Stephen Bourn's revolutionary sail craft

    An Australian defence scientist has created the design for a revolutionary sail craft, based on a wing-borne hydrofoil concept, which he believes will break the world sailing speed record.

  16. DSTO and SAAB to collaborate on improving battlefield communications - 4 June, 2004

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and command and control systems company Saab Systems will use a newly signed Capability Technology Demonstrator (CTD) contract to take battlefield communications to new levels of performance.

  17. Hypersonics Research Speeds Up - 17 May, 2004

    The world's fastest airbreathing engine will fly in Australia in 2005 in a collaborative two-nation experiment that is expected to provide a major boost to the fledgling scramjet technology.

  18. A 'big bang' in the name of safety - 6 May, 2004

    A controlled explosion in South Australia

    An explosion rocked outback South Australia today, damaging buildings and structures - all in the name of safety.

  19. New Look for Aussie Soldiers - 14 April, 2004

    Enhanced Combat Helmet

    Australian soldiers will soon be sporting new, safer and more comfortable headgear - thanks to rigorous testing of new helmet designs by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO).

  20. DSTO and Adelaide Uni 'sign up' for future research - 23 March, 2004

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and the University of Adelaide have extended their collaborative research efforts with the signing of a Strategic Alliance recognising existing research links and forming a framework for increased cooperation into the future.

  21. Australia and USA to collaborate on radar research - 22 March, 2004

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) will soon begin a 5-year collaborative research program with the USA to enhance Australia's use of radar in defence. Australia's airborne early warning and control aircraft will be among a number of radar projects to benefit from the new research agreement.

  22. Senior Army Officer appointed to DSTO - 16 March, 2004

    Brigadier Steve Quinn

    A former senior Australian Army officer has been appointed to the Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO) to head up its research division dedicated to supporting Army's operational capabilities.

  23. Veteran CSIRO Scientist to Lead Melbourne Defence Laboratory - 17 February, 2004

    Dr Ian Sare

    After 28 years with CSIRO, Dr Ian Sare began his new role yesterday as the Director of the Platforms Sciences Laboratory for the Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO).

  24. DSTO and Industry to develop new radar mapping capability - 17 February, 2004

    The Defence Science & Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Darwin-based private sector company GecOz Pty Ltd have signed a memorandum of agreement to build a new airborne ground mapping radar system unique in Australia. The agreement is potentially worth millions of dollars.

  25. Latest Underwater Technology on show - 3 February, 2004

    Trials of the Fansweep30 with the Wayamba research vehicle at Cerberus in January 2004.

    The latest underwater technology developed by Defence and defence industry is being showcased at Pacific International Maritime and Naval Exposition (Pacific 2004) currently underway in Sydney.