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  1. Australian radar capability boost with new DSTO Centre of Expertise - 16 December, 2005

    A new Centre of Expertise established by the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) is expected to boost the nation's capability in phased array and microwave radar systems, a niche technology with strategic importance to Australia's defence.

  2. Starlight certification unprecedented - 14 November, 2005

    DSTO's Starlight technology has achieved the highest possible level of security certification.

    A computer security device developed by DSTO under its Starlight research program has been granted the highest possible level of security certification by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) in the US. It is the first time that any security device has received EAL (Evaluation Assurance Level) 7 certification.

  3. Ensuring a safe landing - 14 November, 2005

    EDM in DSTO's Dynamic Crush Test Rig

    DSTO investigations show Australian-made Energy Dissipating Materials may be more suitable than imported materials for delivering air-drops without damage.

  4. Anti-fouling paint a winner for marine environment - 20 July, 2005

    John Lewis and his team

    A team of DSTO scientists has won a major award for its work in anti-fouling paints for the Royal Australian Navy. The 2005 Defence Environment and Heritage award recognises the huge impact the work will have on improving the global marine environment.

  5. Careers in Science - Choose your own adventure - 11 May, 2005

    Careers in Science

    DSTO, together with Australia's other leading science agencies, CSIRO, ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation) and AIMS (Australian Institute of Marine Science) is part of a joint initiative to promote careers in science to young Australians.

  6. New Centre of Expertise established in Defence Autonomous Vehicle Systems - 9 May, 2005

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and the University of Sydney's Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR) signed an agreement today to form the new Centre of Expertise (COE) in Defence Autonomous and Uninhabited Vehicle Systems.

  7. Defence honours radar and weapons systems scientists - 28 April, 2005

    Secretary of Defence, Mr Ric Smith, presents the awards in Adelaide to the two researchers, Mr Paul Amey and Dr Owen Williams.

    Two Australian defence scientists have won the prestigious Secretary of Defence's Achievement Award for their outstanding work in surveillance and weapons systems technologies.

  8. Networked underwater sonar trials a success - 22 April, 2005

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) will develop laboratory based demonstrations of networked undersea sensors for anti-submarine warfare following successful trials in the Indian Ocean recently.

  9. Missile performance simulation a big step forward - 22 April, 2005

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) has developed a capability to test the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) by using virtual simulations, which reduce the number of costly live firing exercises required to ready the missile for service.

  10. DSTO and Boeing Australia Partnership Boosts Air Defences - 15 March, 2005

    The Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) and Boeing Australia, a leading regional aerospace enterprise, today signed a 10-year Strategic Research and Development Alliance that will boost Australia's aerospace defences.

  11. Decontamination experts meet - 14 February, 2005

    Dr. Sal Bosco, Deputy Director for Science and Technology at the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency

    The world's leading researchers in the destruction and removal of biological and chemical contamination are meeting in Melbourne this week for the first conference of its kind in Australia.